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Details on the programme of sessions that took place as part of the 2021 Bioscience Careers Day can be found below.


What's on

  Tuesday 2 November Wednesday 3 November  Thursday 4 November

Bridging the gap

between university and the

world of work

Careers in plant science

Careers in educational

science writing

(panel discussion with the team

behind the Oxford Biology Primers)

   Sarah Blackford, careers consultant

Ola Oladokun, project leader,

Carlsberg Group


Careers in research:

     Academia vs. Industry      

Careers in conservation        


 John Downey, PhD researcher, University College Cork

Ben Hunter, trait genetics lead, Bayer

 Phoebe Griffith, DPhil researcher, ZSL Institute of Zoology and Oxford University

 Aysha Divan, author and series editor

Jonathan Crowe, Editor in Chief for Natural and Social Sciences

Ann Fullick, science writer and series editor

 13:00  Break

Careers in drug discovery

Careers in climate action      

 The importance of communication

  Dr Amanda Kennedy, senior scientist, MSD Siobhan Gardiner, climate change and environment lead, Deloitte Dr Cristina Fonseca, head of engagement and communcations, The Genetics Society

 Careers in public health

 Careers in science policy   

Careers in the charity sector

   Professor Philippe Wilson, professor of one health, Nottingham Trent University  Alessandro Coatti, senior science policy officer, Royal Society of Biology Clare McVicker, head of grants, Academy of Medical Sciences
14:15 Summary from the Chair, final thoughts and survey
 14:30 End


*Please note that all details are subject to change

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