SEB BIOSCIENCE FUTURES WORKSHOPS: CAREERS MASTERCLASSES FOR BIOSCIENTISTSSEB BIOSCIENCE FUTURES WORKSHOPS: CAREERS MASTERCLASSES FOR BIOSCIENTISTS

14th Aug 2013

The Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) is running a series of careers masterclasses that may be of interest to early career and more advanced plant scientists. All workshops take place at the SEB headquarters, Charles Darwin House in London and the dates and titles are as follows: 

 

Friday 11 October 2013

Career Transitions I: Your career – what next? How to find and keep your ‘perfect’ job

Tutor: Sarah Blackford, SEB

Additional speakers: Academic and non-academic professionals

Max participants: 35

Targeted participants: Bioscience PhD students and early career researchers

 

Friday 25 October 2013

Writing Funding Proposals: Writing research papers – getting started

Tutor: Carmen Gervais (Human Frontier Science Program)

Max participants: 35

Targeted participants: Bioscience postdoctoral researchers. Note: this workshop requires considerable pre-workshop preparation so please only sign up if you can commit to the exercises. Click here for more information. 

 

Tuesday 5 November 2013

Publishing Your Research (beginner level): Effective research articles

Tutor: Dr Margaret Cargill (Principal consultant, SciWriting)

Max participants: 35

Targeted participants: Bioscience PhD students and junior researchers who have had very little or no experience of writing for publication. The workshop can accommodate those for whom English is not their native language.

 

Friday 8 November 2013

Career Transitions II: Effective applications and interview technique

Tutors: Sarah Blackford (SEB) and Dr Peter Lumsden (University of Central Lancashire)

Additional speakers: Academic and non-academic professionals

Max participants: 35

Targeted participants: Bioscience PhD students and early career researchers

 

Monday 25 November 2013

Social Media: Communicating your way to a successful career

Tutors: Dr Anne Osterrieder (Oxford-Brookes University) and Sarah Blackford (SEB)

Max participants: 35

Audience: Bioscience PhD students and postdoctoral researchers

 

Tuesday 26 November 2013

Publishing your Research II (Intermediate-Advanced level): Getting your research published - strategies, insights and ethics

Tutor: Dr Irene Hames (Independent Editorial Consultant)

Max participants: 30

Targeted participants: Bioscience early-career researchers who have already had experience of writing for publication and are looking to improve their rates of acceptance within a highly competitive market.

 

For more information on all these workshops, please visit the Bioscience Futures page on the SEB website at: http://www.sebiology.org/meetings/bioscience_futures/Overview.html