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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


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


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





Registration and refreshments

Posters can be set up in Space 12



Space 2


Welcome and introduction

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



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.



Space 2



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

Digital Health Care Research at EQL: Life as a researcher in a tech start-up, how it differs from academia and why it might be for you.



Space 2



Helen Tomkinson will talk about industry engagement



Space 12


ECR health-related poster sessions and refreshments

A chance to look at the submitted posters



Space 2


3-minute ECR health-related project presentations

Listen to the presentations



Space 2


Careers Team

Presentation and questions with the Warwick Careers Team

"Careers in the Healthcare Sector"



Space 2


Funding Opportunities for ECRs

Sarah Holcroft, Research & Impact Services - presentation and questions



Space 2, 9, 12


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



Space 2


3-minute ECR health-related project presentations

More presentations






Another chance to look at the submitted posters



Space 2



Winners will be revealed







Register here

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