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PhD Careers - the options
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10:00 – 16:45 4 Oct 2017
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Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 3BB

The Institute of Physics, STFC and RAS are organising a special careers event for early career researchers in the STFC funded science areas of astronomy, particle and nuclear physics. This event will give an insight into the broad range of career paths open to PhD-holders in STFC science.

This event aims to help, inspire and motivate you to explore the careers options open to you in a welcoming and friendly environment. You will hear from both employers of physics PhD-holders, who will talk about the sorts of people and skills they are looking for, and also from former STFC students who have gone on to pursue interesting, successful careers in a variety of sectors including operational research, data science, public engagement, finance, nuclear regulation and ecological research.

Confirmed employers include: Pivigo, NHS, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, STFC and GORS.

There will be a round table discuss where you will have the opportunity to talk to physicists working in a variety of sectors:

Nicky Agius, Department for Education
Claire Burke, Liverpool John Moores University
Ben Cooper, Transport for London
Elizabeth Cunningham, STFC
Susan Vu, Reinsurance group of America
Adam Nichols, office for nuclear regulation
Vishanti Fox, careers and cpd manager, IOP, will provide a CV checking service, if you are interested in attending this you will need to register on the day.

To register you are required to pay a £30 deposit which will be refunded by STFC if you attend. Travel costs for STFC funded attendees will also be reimbursed by STFC. To reclaim your travel expenses and deposit STFC will give you a claim form on the day.

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For enquiries regarding the event please email vishanti.fox@iop.org

Organised by: IOP/STFC/RAS

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10:00 – 16:45 4 Oct 2017

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