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.
- 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
Dr Darren Smyth, EIP
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.