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PhD careers: the options

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10:00 – 16:00 21 Oct 2015
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Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD

The Institute of Physics, STFC and Royal Astronomical Society are organising a special careers event for STFC-funded early career researchers. This event will give  an insight into the broad range of career paths open to STFC PhD-holders.

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 a range of speakers, all holders of PhDs in nuclear physics, astronomy or particle physics, who have gone on to pursue interesting, successful careers in diverse areas – both in and outside academia.

The well-known space scientist Professor Monica Grady CBE will provide the keynote address and there will then be parallel sessions throughout the day, featuring speakers from the worlds of finance, government policy, education, software development and academia, plus a novelist.  You will be asked to choose which sessions to attend.

Speakers:
Annabel Cartwright, School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University
Paul Allen, Ministry of Justice
Lucy Wenham, Graduate School of Education, Bristol University
Stefan Ask, Winton Capital Management Ltd
Danny Heron, Deloitte
Andrew Powell, Mathworks
Pippa Goldschmidt, Writer
Thomas Cocolios, STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester

There will be plenty of opportunity to network throughout the day. Lunch will be provided and we will be hosting an informal drinks/networking reception.

You can also sign up on the day for a free careers drop-in session and CV writing clinic with the IOP’s careers service.

Travel costs will be met by STFC. 

Click here (https://www.iopconferences.org/iop/813/register) to book your place now

Event type: Event
Organised by: Vishanti Fox
Contact details: Vishanti Fox, Careers and CPD Manager, Institute of Physics
E-mail: vishanti@iop.org
Tel: +44 (0)207 470 4906

https://www.iopconferences.org/iop/813/register


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