2 December 2015

SCI College of Scholars Day

Organised by:

SCI's Early Career Support Subcommittee (ECSSC)

SCI, London, UK

Registration Closed

This event is no longer available for registration.


This SCI member event is aimed at undergraduates and PhD students who are looking to build skills for their future career. SCI membership offers a host of opportunities to develop interpersonal, professional and technical competencies. This event will allow delegates to learn from the experience of others, and to take part in practical exercises and activities to strengthen their CV. There will be prizes during the day for 'top networker' and for the team who come up with the best idea in the workshop challenge.


Day 1

Registration and Coffee
Welcome and review of College of Scholars activities
Prof Alan Heaton, Principal SCI College of Scholars and Chair of ECSSC
Speed networking with lunch
Careers at the academia/industry interface
Prof Joe Sweeney, ECSSC member and Professor at University of Huddersfield
A career in chemistry related industry
Sharon Todd, SCI Executive Director
SCI and me
Charles Perez-Storey, SCI Ambassador, ECSSC member and PhD student at University of Cambridge
Questions and Discussion
Tea and speed networking
Workshop challenge - build your skills
Delegates will be put into teams to address common business challenges and to help them to build skills for their CV
Presentations arising from workshop challenge
How can SCI support you?
Karen Hobbs, SCI Membership Manager
Prize ceremony and presentation of certificates to SCI Scholars
Informal networking session with wine and snacks
Meeting close
Accessibility Grants

SCI accessibility grants are available to support SCI members with disabilities, long term health conditions, those who require a carer, and members who are nursing parents to attend SCI events. Download an application form to apply for a grant.

Venue and Contact


14/15 Belgrave Square


Karen Hobbs

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7598 1586

Email: Karen.Hobbs@soci.org

This free event is open to SCI members only. Places are limited so register soon to secure your place.
SCI non-members should contact Karen Hobbs if they wish to attend.

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CPD Info

SCI Members attending this meeting are able to claim CPD points.

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Additional Info
Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. Please email conferences@soci.org for further information and prices. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.