19 November 2018

SCI College of Scholars' Day 2018

Organised by:

SCI's Early Careers Committee

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.

10.30 Registration and refreshments
11.15 Welcome and introduction
Alan Heaton
Session One: The College of Scholars
11.30 Current scholar – my work and progress with support from SCI
Dr James Taylor, University of Bath
11.50 Past Scholars – what happened next
12.10 Overview of SCI Royal Society and Daphne Jackson Fellowships
Jenny Mordue
Session Two: Ramsay Fellowship Symposium
12.25 Introduction to the Ramsay Fellowships
12.35 Ramsay Fellowship presentations and Q&A #1
13.05 Ramsay Fellowship presentations and Q&A #2
13.30 Lunch and networking
Session Three: Making the most of networking
14.10 Networking opportunities
Luke Tilley of the Royal Entomological Society
15.00 Bright SCIdea Challenge – what next?
15.20 Tea, coffee and photographs
Session Four: An Industrial CV?
15.35 What is Industry looking for?

From PhD to Industry
Dr. Jean-Marie Cols, Bioquell

16.15 CV workshop
16.50 Conclusion and summing up of the Day
Tim Reynolds
Session Five: Networking Reception
17.00 Drinks, nibbles and networking

Venue and Contact


14/15 Belgrave Square

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org

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CPD Info

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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.