As well as my own career workshops, which can be arranged via social media or my email, email@example.com, there are many other events that take place for bioscientists during the year.
All year round
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.
Selected dates from August 2019 – July 2020
Sign up on line
This one-hour free webinar hosted by MSL expert, Martijn Bijker, aims to help those without prior pharma experience gain insights on how to enter this profession.
All year around
This portal, hosted by the foundation, GOBLET, gives you access to training courses and resources relevant to beginners, professionals, high school students and academic researchers.
6th September 2019
How do you make your voice heard as a young scientists? This workshop brings together young scientists with more senior researchers and representatives of the media to find out more and to practice talking about science to non-specialist audiences.
Note that Sense about Science (VOYS) organises a number of these events throughout the year so if you miss this one, look out ono their website for others coming up.
13th September 2019
This one-day event organised and hosted by King’s College London is freely open to all postdocs. During the day you’ll get the opportunity to engage with professional from a wide variety of sectors as well as with other postdocs. And if you’re not able to attend in person you can always participate remotely.
20th September 2019
Organised by the Voice of Young Scientists (VOYS), this free workshop aims to increase the confidence of young scientists to talk about their science to the media and public audiences.
25th September – Berlin
15th November – Dusseldorf
These annual career fairs are aimed at engineers, computer, physics and life scientists. They offer the opportunity to talk to employers, attend career lectures and have your CV checked.
3rd October 2019
This long-standing career fair aimed at science graduates and researchers features exhibitors, talks and a CV-checking service.
11th October – Science communication
6th December – Research and Development
These free events aim to provide insights into different career paths.
18th October 2019
Organised by Sense about Science, this free half-day workshop aims to inform young scientists how peer review works and how to get involved.
18th October 2019
This event is the largest career fair in Europe with over 150 exhibitors and is aimed at PhD students and researchers from all disciplines looking to move into the private sector.
26th October 2019
This annual career fair organised by the Royal Society of Biology is free to bioscience students (undergrads and postdograds), postdocs and career staff. It features career talks, exhibitors and the opportunity to network and experience practice interviews.
13th November 2019
Organised by the student and research staff board of the IGBMC, find out what will feature and all the latest news on Twitter, Instagram and their blog.
14th November 2019
This one-day career fair is open to life, Chemistry, Pharma and Food science students/researchers. It offers career support, talks and a large exhibition of organisations.
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
23rd February 2019 (02.00 – 03.15 am GMT)
This free webinar is hosted by Matijn Bijker, founder of the fromSCIENCEtoPHARMA.com and aims to help those who are looking to break into this career without any prior experience.
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”