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Careers Conference for Researchers
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Careers Conference for Researchers 2019

Panel 1A: Policy Roles in the Public and Private Sectors

Panel 1B: Life Sciences beyond Academia

Panel 1C – Creative Industry Careers

Panel 1D: Careers with data Science, Applied Maths

Panel 2A: Researh-related opportunities in Universities

Panel 2B: Careers ‘Beyond the Obvious’ for Scientists

Panel 2C: Opportunities in Communications, Journalism and Publishing

Panel 2D: ‘Beyond the Obvious’ Careers for Humanities and Social Sciences Researchers

Careers Conference for Researchers 2018

Careers Conference for Researchers 2017

This exciting one-day conference was prompted by a growing mutual enthusiasm for interaction between research staff/DPhil students across the University and employers seeking analytical minds and research-related experience.

You will hear from employees who moved from a DPhil or research position into jobs that make the most of their research training and experience.

These slides outline sectors of employment covered in panel sessions, speaker names and job titles, as well as sample opportunities within or near the University for gaining relevant experience, skills and insights to transition from academia into each specific sector.

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From Academia, to TV & Film, we have a selection of podcasts available on our individual sector pages.

To read more on your sector for interest, and to listen to the relevant podcasts, CLICK HERE >>

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