2 July 2020

SCI College of Scholars' Day 2019

Organised by:

SCI's Early Careers Committee

SCI, London

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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 SCI College of Scholars Update
Alan Heaton
  Session 1: College of Scholars activities
Chair, Tim Reynolds
11.30 Current scholar – my work and personal development with support from SCI
Emma Grant, University of Strathclyde
11.50 SCI Royal Society Studentships
Navneeta Katyan, Edinburgh University
12.10 Daphne Jackson Fellowship
Alan Heaton
12.20 Global networking - SCI Travel Bursaries
Ivalina Minova, University of St. Andrews
12.35 The Role of SCI Ambassadors
Tom Harrison with SCI Ambassador Bimod Thapa, University of Huddersfield
12.40 Ambassador funding applications + Q&A
Tom Harrison, SCI Membership
12.50 Ambassador Training and support
13.15 Lunch
  Session 2: Ramsay Fellowships & Interactive session
Introduction by Alan Heaton. Session chair: David Philips
14.05 Brief Introduction to the Ramsay Fellowships
Prof David Philips
14.20 Ramsay Fellowship presentation
Dr Thomas Macdonald, UCL
14.45 Interactive Session: What Should an SCI App. Look Like?
SCI Marketing / Digital Media Team
15.30 Refreshment break
  Session 3: Careers, Mentoring & SCIdea Challenge
Chair, Tim Reynolds
15.45 Bright SCIdea Challenge – what next?
Update on this initiative and the 2019 results
15.55 Setting up on your own
Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, Genius Gluten Free and SCI BoT
16.25 What is Industry looking for?
Stephen East, Evotec Ltd
16.45 Mentoring case study
Phil Sellars former SCI Mentee, Sterling Pharma Solutions
17.00 CV Workshop
Dr Caroline Cordery,  Signature CVs Ltd
17.25 Conclusion and summing up of the Day
Tim Reynolds
17.30 Networking reception

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14/15 Belgrave Square

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


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