Midlands Early Careers Day

Apr 30 2018 09:30 - 17:00

Room 504, Main Building, Aston University, B4 7ET Birmingham


9:30-10:00: Registration / Tea & coffee

10:00-10:45: Career Development in Life Sciences

Professor Kevin Morgan (University of Nottingham)

10:45-11:30: Career Pitch for Early Career Researchers

Professor Martin Orrell (University of Nottingham)

11:30-12:00: NIHR Dementia Researcher Platform for Early Career Researchers in Dementia

Office of the National Director for Dementia Research (NIHR)

12:00-13:00: Lunch & networking

13:00-14:00: Involving people with dementia and their care partners in research

Dr Deborah Oliveira (University of Nottingham), Chris Roberts and Jane Roberts (European Working Group of People with Dementia)

14:00-14:30: Dementia career development in the industry

Dr. Zoe Nilsson (Axiol Biosciences Ltd), Dr. Eric Hill and Dr. David Nagel (Aston University)

14:30-15:00: Experience of applying for ARUK Fellowship

Dr. Cheryl Hawkes (Open University)

15:00-15:30: ARUK Fellowship opportunities

Branwen Brockley - Researcher Engagement Officer (ARUK)

15:30-16:00: Coffee break

16:00-16:45: Panel of Discussions

Dr Deborah Oliveira (University of Nottingham), Dr Irundika Dias (Aston University)

16:45-17:00: Final considerations and end

General Admission

Not Available