Events

 

As well as my own career workshops (delivered face-to-face or on-line), which can be arranged and booked with me via social media or my email, sarah@biosciencecareers.org, there are many other events that take place for bioscientists during the year.

EMBO Lab Management courses

All year round

Heidelberg, Germany

A mixture of courses aimed at postdocs, female scientists, academic leaders.

Medical communications careers events

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.

EMBL Careers programme 2020

Since the Covid19 restrictions, EMBL have been presenting a series of webinars for those considering academic and non-academic careers. The webinars are freely accessible to all so make sure to take advantage of these great training sessions.

JobVector Career Days 2020/2021

Various dates and venues in Germany from 30th October 2020

If you’re looking for in-person career event, these career fairs are aimed at engineers, computer, physics and life scientists. They offer a large company exhibition with the opportunity to talk to employers, attend career lectures and have your CV checked.

Royal Society of Biology (RSB) Career Fair

2nd – 6th November

Online

Each day during this career week features a different area of the biosciences. In addition the webpage directs you to past presentations.

BCF Career Fair – Belgium

12th November

Online

This normally one-day career fair has moved to on-line and is available to everyone who registers. It offers information and career advice to those in the life, Chemistry, Pharma and Food sciences.

Standing up for Science

17th November 2020

Online

Free for early career researchers and PhD students, this regular workshop organised by Sense about Science brings together researchers and the media to discuss the way science is represented and communicated to the public. Deadline for applications: 26th October.

NatureCareers
How to make great CVs for academia and industry

Recording now available: https://www.nature.com/webcasts/event/how-to-make-great-cvs-for-industry-and-academia/

This webinar was a prelude to the CV webinar that was presented on 15th October during the NatureCareers Live event (see below). Both were delivered by yours truly 🙂
Note you may need to register on the site to access the recording, or if you’ve already registered you can go back in and watch it again.

NatureCareers Live

Recording now available: https://conferences.nature.com/event/e85fe7dc-1024-41f8-9832-5920fc4d4497/summary

NatureCareers moved its career expo on line this year and its presentations are freely available including Part 2 of my career workshop where I look through 4 CVs with NatureCareers Editor, Jack Leeming, and comment on the good points and areas for improvement.
Note you may need to register on the site to access the recording, or if you’ve already registered you can go back in and watch it again.

Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education and Training (GOBLET)

All year around

Various venues

This portal, hosted by the foundation, GOBLET,  gives you access to training courses and resources relevant to beginners, professionals, high school

Young Entrepreneurs in Science events

Various dates throughout the year

Webinars

Part of the Falling Walls Foundation, these events include topics such as Prototype your PhD, Your On-line Pitch and From PhD to Sciencepreneur.

Research Careers in France – Webinar recording

This webinar was presented on 19th May 2020 by the Association Bernard Gregory (ABG) a government-funded French support organisation that helps research students and postdocs to find out about job opportunities in France.

ChemCareer webinars

Ongoing

Online

The Royal Society of Chemistry is producing a series of webinars accessible to both members and non-members to assist with career development and planning during the Covid19 restrictions. Even if you are a bioscientist, the themes of many of the webinars are still highly applicable. Look out for mine on international job seeking.

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For lots more meetings see the following sites:

THE NODE: Biology conferences, meetings, training, workshops

VITAE: Diary of careers events for postgrads and postdocs in the UK.

EMBL: Calendar of training events.

YESBiotechnolgy http://www.yescompetitions.co.uk/

Science Festivals http://www.big.uk.com/festivals  http://www.sciencefestivals.org/

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 me at sarah@biosciencecareers.org 

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