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Biological Sciences

Beyond the Doctorate – Careers Day Event

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09:15 - 18:20
17 March 2015
University of Southampton Bolderwood Campus

For more information regarding this event, please email Joanne Bailey at .

Event details

Biological Sciences 2015 "Beyond the Doctorate – Careers Day" will be held on 17 March 2015 at Bolderwood Campus, in association with Southampton Neuroscience Group and the Early Careers Researchers Network.


Session One: Careers in Academia - How to succeed?

09:15 Coffee and Registration
09:30-09:40 Welcome and Introduction

09:45-10:00 Katrin Deinhardt - University of Southampton
10:05-10:20 Hannah Siddle - University of Southampton
10:25-10:40 David Tumbarello - University of Southampton
10:45-11:00 Cristina Lo Celso - Imperial College London

11:00-12:00 Coffee and round table discussion - speed dating style - each table 15 mins with each speaker

12:00-13:00 LUNCH

Session Two: Working Outside Academia
Why leave academia? What transferable skills are important to employers? Why is doing a PhD beneficial?

13:05-13:10 Introduction

13:15-13:30 Sam Littlejohn - Amazon
13:35-13:50 Samantha Gingell - Delloitte
13:55-14:10 Gemma Basevoy - Clinical Trials
14:15-14:30 Annie Cardew - Quintiles

14:35-15:35 Coffee and round table discussion - speed dating style - each table 15 mins with each speaker

Session Three: How to get Employed Outside Academia?
What do business's look for in a successful candidate? Why employ people who have undertaken a PhD? What extra skills do PhD graduates bring to the table?

15:40-15:45 Introduction

15:50-16:10 Tom Hebbert - Tesco
16:15-1635 Peter O'Donovan - Wellcome Trust
16:40-16:55 Alex Johnston - Teaching Science
17:00-17:15 Matt Findlay - Teaching Maths

17:20-18:20 Cheese and wine with round table discussion - speed dating-style - each table 15 mins with each speaker

Pub and further discussions.

Early Career Researchers (ERCs)



Speaker information

Katrin Deinhardt,University of Southampton

Hannah Siddle,University of Southampton

David Tumbarello ,University of Southampton

Cristina Lo Celso,Imperial College London,1

Samantha Gingell,Delloitte,2

Tom Hebbert,Tesco PLC,3

Dr Annie Cardew,Quintiles,4

Dr Sam Littlejohn,Amazon,5

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