Friday, 10 July 2009

Next Generation Conference

Date: 19-20 November 2009
Venue: Newport, Gwent

Career planning for academia and industry
International opportunities
Entrepreneurial training
Taking career breaks
Career surgeries for postgraduates and early-career researchers
Open questions and answers with a panel representing a wide range of career paths

This annual event is aimed at final year BBSRC-funded PhD students and early-career researchers funded on BBSRC research grants.

Places are limited. Contact us by 11 September 2009
Registration is free. We will pay for your accommodation and meals but participants are required to pay travel costs.

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Next Journal Club

Thursday (16th July) at 4pm in Spikey.

We have an external speaker, Paul Smith from Novartis coming to speak to us about working in Industry. It should be an interesting talk covering everything from drug discovery process, IP, career development, CVs and interview techniques.

As usual there will be drinks and nibbles during the meeting. We have also organised dinner at Rosa’s (Thai restaurant just off Brick Lane)

Could you please confirm your attendance to DINNER at the following doodle:

Laboratory Research Techniques in Biomedical and Life Sciences

Paul Garrod Lecture Theatre Robin Brook Centre,
St Barts Hospital Smithfield
Wed July 15th 2009 2-5pm

This months's course is shown below and is slightly different to the original timetable advertised previously. This course is aimed at our research postgraduate students and postdocs but everybody is welcome to attend.

Registration is NOT required. Please come along. Remember, attendance at this course contributes to your transferable skills training

In Vivo Models
2:00- 2:40pm: Imaging in vivo: The Rise and Fall of the Calcium Ion
Dr Rachel Ashworth, Institute of Dentistry
2:40- 3:20pm Animal Models (as used in studies of Multiple Sclerosis)
Dr Sarah Al-Izki, ICMS
3:20- 3:40pm BREAK
3:40-4:20pm Xenograft Models
Dr John Marshall, Institute of Cancer
4:20- 5:00pm Questions and Answers