From January 2017
A mixture of courses aimed at postdocs, female scientists, academic leaders.
All year round
Various venues in the UK
A useful starting point for those considering a career in medical communications. Their website also has videos, webinars and other information useful for those making a decision about entering this profession.
1st – 3rd March 2017
Royal Society, Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, UK
Organised by the British Ecological Society, this inaugural workshop is aimed at those currently applying, or soon to apply, for Research Councils grants of >£500,000.
7th April 2017
Aimed at PhD students and early career researchers, this workshop features a panel of media professionals, interactive discussion and a Q&A session to increase the confidence of scientists to engage with the media.
19th April 2017
Hosted by the Society for Applied Microbiology, this early career workshop aims to assist biologists with the interpretation of their biological data.
11th May 2017
This annual meeting is full of workshops, talks and exhibitors from the Biology, Chemistry and Food Science Sectors, as well as provision of individual careers advice. Situated at a convenient venue close to the airport and train links, the conference is highly accessible to those within the Netherlands as well as other countries in Europe.
21st – 26th May 2017
The aim of this course is to give an introduction to R to people that has never used R. By the end of the course, the participants should be able to do the following in R: Import/export data bases to/from R, manage data sets, carry out basic statistical analysis with R, draw high quality graphs and, program specific functions.
Personal branding and networking/Communicating to an international audience
2nd July 2017
Is there life outside of Academia (Society for Experimental Biology)
4th July 2017
These two early career sessions will be held during the annual scientific meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology. With opportunities to discuss careers with professionals from a range of career sectors, including discussion and interactive exercises, PhD students and researchers will be able to address their career ambitions, as well as attend scientific sessions.
4th October 2017
Designed for science students and researchers, this event, hosted by Naturejobs, combines presentations and an exhibition of employers. Look out for info on the 2017 event later in the year.
17th November 2017
Organised in association with Jobvector, this event gives early career scientists the opportunity to meet employers face-to-face, network and attend workshops.
Throughout the year
Mainly held in London but look out for other venues
Keep an eye on this website for a range of careers events – good value if you join the RSB!
For lots more meetings see the following sites:
EMBO: Practical courses
EMBO: Lab Management courses
YESBiotechnolgy 2013 Entrepreneurship training
SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS: Don’t forget that many scientific meetings organise a programme of careers events and activities in parallel to their main science programme.
If you have a meeting you would like to be added to this list contact Sarah Blackford
This one-day workshop sponsored by the Physiological Society and the Society for Experimental Biology aimed to support mid/senior postdocs with their career planning, whether they are considering staying in academic research or moving to a non-academic career path.
24th & 25th July 2016 (Manchester) This biennial event is a festival of science aimed at the public and also includes a two-day career programme for early career researchers and PhD students. Sessions were focussed on all areas of career development and management. Presentation slides and blogs from the sessions will appear shortly.
22 – 25th September 2012 Nice, France
7th June, 2012 London Organised by the Society for Experimental Biology, Biochemical Society and British Ecological Society.
“If you don’t talk about it you haven’t done it”