27 October 2021

Introducing careers in formulation sciences

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SCI’s Formulation Forum

Online webinar: 14:00 - 15:30

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Synopsis

Interested in science and seeking potential career options after your studies? Formulation science could be the ideal sector to start your scientific career within. From producing agrochemicals, food, paints, cosmetics, detergents, pharmaceuticals and more, the formulation industry encompasses a breadth of scientific disciplines and is situated at the forefront of using innovative and novel technologies. For those interested in considering the path of formulation scientist, this student-orientated webinar provides an opportunity to hear the personal accounts of early-career scientists working within formulation and their experiences of entering the sector.


Attendees

Undergraduate science and engineering students who are seeking career options will find this webinar particularly useful.


Speakers

Anna Taylor

Quorn

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Anna’s biochemistry undergraduate degree led to work in a pharmaceutical haematology lab, before following her passion for food and working as a chef. She then completed a food science masters and started at Quorn in 2020. As a food technologist within the Future Foods team at Quorn, she is responsible for developing an understanding of new and existing ingredients. Anna ensures that individual ingredient functionality and ingredient interactions are optimised through both recipes and process.

Catherine Hallam

Astra Zeneca

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Catherine graduated from Newcastle University with an MEng in Chemical Engineering in 2016. Since then, she has worked as a Process Engineer in Product Development at AstraZeneca, which focusses on formulating the active pharmaceutical ingredient into a product, such as tablets and capsules. As an engineer, Catherine is responsible for developing a scalable and safe, robust manufacturing process that ensures the product meets all critical quality attributes.

Emer Browne

Emer Browne

Eirgen Pharma

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Emer is a pharmacist and a formulation scientist working in Eirgen Pharma in Waterford, Ireland. She has seven years’ experience working in the pharmaceutical formulation sector in both industry and academic settings gaining product development expertise across creams, ointments, oral solid dosage forms and vaccines along the way. In her current role in Eirgen she acts as a technical expert in the development of high potency oral solid dosage forms using conventional and innovative techniques.

Joshua Halstead

Joshua Halstead

Borchers

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Joshua has a PhD in organic chemistry from Cleveland State University and holds 6 patents. He began his career in formulation science with The Sherwin Williams Company he created and optimised formulations for the paints and coatings industry for 9 years. He then joined Lubrizol Advanced Materials where he led a team focused on developing formulations for new resins and polymers. His current role is Global Applications Development Manager for Milliken chemical supporting coatings additives.


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Organising Committee
  • Chloe Stewart, SCI Formulation Forum / University of Nottingham
  • Ellen Webb, SCI Formulation Forum / University of Bristol
  • Evangelia Tsolaki, SCI Formulation Forum / University College Dublin
  • Mary Okeudo, SCI Formulation Forum / University of Leeds
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