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Doctoral Transitions: First in a Series of New Careers Events for QM Researchers March 1, 2012

Posted by qmresearchers in Career Talks, Employer Events.
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QM Careers is about to run the first in a series of events entitled ‘Doctoral Transitions’ which focuses on the process of making a career change from academia into roles beyond university research.  The evening is aimed at PhD Students and Postdoctoral Researchers from Science and Engineering and the School of Medicine and Dentistry. The event details are:

Doctoral Transitions: Careers beyond academia for STEM researchers

Thursday 22nd March, 17.30 – 19.30,  Francis Bancroft, FB 1.15

There will be five speakers, all of whom have spent time as researchers at Queen Mary and moved into a variety of roles within a number of organisations. They will all be giving fifteen minute talks about their role and how they made the transition from academia to their current job. Some of the speakers will stay after the talks for informal networking. The line-up for the evening is:

Dr. Philip Howard

Role: Modeller for The Environment

Organisation: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH)

PhD, Royal Holloway, Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Mathematical Science, Queen Mary University of London

Dr. Samuel Pachoud

Role: Management Consultant

Organisation: Ernst and Young

PhD, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London

Dr. Vilma Graupner

Role: Senior Medical Writer

Organisation: Health Interactions

PhD, Biology, University of Düsseldorf. Postdoctoral Research Assistant, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

Dr. Helen Groombridge

Role: Senior Scientist – Chemistry

Organisation: Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (dstl)

PhD, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London

Dr. Gioia Cherubini

Role: Business Development

Organisation: Queen Mary University of London

PhD, Genetics Universita degil Studi Roma ‘La Sapienza. Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

TO BOOK A PLACE: Go to the course booking system and use the course code RC301 in the course code box.

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