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Health Early Career Researchers Workshop: Careers & Opportunities

Thursday 7th July 2022, 09.30am - 3.00pm

Location: Radcliffe House - Space 2, University of Warwick

This is supported by Enhancing Research Culture and hosted by Warwick Health Global Research Priority

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About the event:

The Health GRP is holding a one-day GRP-related Enhancing Research Culture event that will bring together ECRs involved in health-related research from across departments and faculties/disciplines at the University. This event will include the following:

  • 3 minute ECR health-related project presentations (First prize worth £200, second prize worth £100)
  • ECR health-related poster sessions (First prize worth £200, second prize worth £100)
  • Presentations and discussion forums ECR career development and opportunities
  • Keynote talks from external speakers from industry and healthcare on career path experiences and opportunities
  • Networking for ECRs across departments and faculties

Agenda

(This may be subject to change) - please register to attend - limited places available

9.30

 

Foyer

 

Registration and refreshments

Posters can be set up in Space 12

10.00

 

Space 2

 

Welcome and introduction

Lawrence Young and Michael Chappell will give an overview of the day

10.10

 

Space 2

 

A scientific career in industry - R&D translating from bench to bedside

Eddie Blair will describe a 35 year career in industry developing treatment and diagnostic tools to help manage disease in several therapeutic areas including Infectives, oncology and neuroscience. He will allude to scientific activities that ultimately led to better disease outcomes and prolongation of patient life.

10.30

 

Space 2

 

EQL

Kate Ryan and Peter Grinbergs from EQL, technology and health experts, will talk about careers and opportunities

10.50

 

Space 12

 

ECR health-related poster sessions and refreshments

A chance to look at the submitted posters

11.20

 

Space 2

 

3-minute ECR health-related project presentations

Listen to the presentations

11.50

 

Space 2

 

Careers Team

Presentation and questions with the Warwick Careers Team

12.10

 

Space 2

 

Funding Opportunities for ECRs

Sarah Holcroft, Research & Impact Services - presentation and questions

12.30

 

 

 

Lunch / Networking / Career stands

A buffet lunch will be provided, a chance to network and talk to our career advisors who will be set up in Space 9

1.30

 

Space 2

 

Astrazeneca

Helen Tomkinson will talk about industry engagement

1.50

 

Space 2

 

3-minute ECR health-related project presentations

More presentations

2.20

 

Space 12

 

ECR health-related poster sessions and refreshments

Another chance to look at the submitted posters

2.50

 

Space 2

 

Prizes

Winners will be revealed

3.00

 

 

 

Close

 

Register here

If you have any queries about the event, please contact HealthGRP at warwick dot ac dot uk