Day of Science and Careers London 2018 Event Preview

09 March 2018

09 March 2018

Venue: UCL, London
Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

SCI's annual Day of Science & Careers is designed to give information about the wide range of careers covered in the chemical, chemistry using and other science-based industries.

The event will take place at UCL on 27 March 2018. Speakers from a range of industrial, academic, and independent backgrounds will present their career pathway and offer insights into what to consider when choosing your next steps. Working in SMEs and large corporate companies, such as Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Syngenta, and Shell, will be covered – and there will be plenty of opportunities to network during the interactive activity session and refreshment breaks.

Want to discover how to start out in academia or industry? Learn about working in the petrochemical industry and in big pharma? Find out how to take drugs from the laboratory to market? How to grow a career in agricultural science? Learn about patents, publishing and scientific and marketing sales? This is the event for you.

Confirmed speakers;

  • Starting out in industry
    Dr Kevin Back, Pfizer
  • Starting out in academia
    Prof Joe Sweeney, Lancaster University
  • Working in the petrochemical industry
    Dr Matt Hudson, Shell
  • Working in big pharma
    Dr James Douglas, Astrazeneca
  • Taking drugs from the laboratory to market - The journey so far
    Prof Ijeoma Uchegbu, UCL
  • Growing a career in agricultural science
    Siân Moorhouse, Syngenta
  • Patents
    Dr Darren Smyth, EIP
  • Publishing
    Sam Foskett, Wiley
  • Scientific marketing and sales
    Dr Nathalie Huther, Arcinova
  • Top tips for successsful job applications
    Richard Carruthers, Imperial College

There will be an interactive activity and opportunities to ask questions and make suggestions, both at the meeting itself and over the informal wine and nibbles networking session that follows – another great opportunity to make new connections!

The event is open to all (you do not have to be an SCI member to attend), and includes lunch, refreshments, wine, and nibbles.

This event is free to attend, but booking is required. In previous years this meeting has been very popular and places are limited, so early booking is advisable.

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