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Career Paths in Life Sciences for Women


When: Tuesday, 7th February 2017
Time: 5.30 pm till 7.30 pm
Where: Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus, Edinburgh

This event is for women studying life sciences or chemistry at Scottish Universities and Colleges.

Many undergraduates, postgraduates and PhD students are unsure what to do with their life sciences qualification, but there are a whole range of professions you can pursue within the discipline.

The purpose of this event is to highlight the range of career paths open to female students and to broaden your awareness of future job prospects in Life Sciences. Speakers from a range of life science professions and organisations will demonstrate a diverse range of career options.

Speakers will share where they started out, where they are now and the journey they took to their current position. Each speaker will share their personal career path in 3 slides and in 5 minutes, followed by a 5 minute Q&A session.

5.30 pm: Welcome & Introduction, Joanna Glenfield, Equate Scotland
5.40 pm: Dr Clare Taylor, Academic Senior Lecturer, Edinburgh Napier University
5.50 pm: Eleanore Irvine, Business Development Manager, Biogelx Ltd
6.00 pm: ngela Paterson, QA/Regulatory Manager, Compliance Solutions
6.10 pm: Leigh Fell, Clinical Project Manager, QuintilesIMS
6.20 pm: TBC, Science Communicator
6.30 pm: Catherine Russell, PhD pathway
6.40 pm: Networking & Hospitality
7.30 pm: Close

To register visit the Equate Scotland website.

Students travelling out with Edinburgh will have their VAT receipted travel expenses reimbursed up to a max of £15 per person. Travel expenses claim forms will be issued to students on the night of the event.

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