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The events listed below are either part of our bespoke researcher programme or sessions from our wider programme that will appeal to a researcher audience.

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Week Eight

Securing an Internship as a Postgraduate Student or a Researcher

Wednesday 2 Dec, 13:00-14:00

This talk is designed to help Master and DPhil students identify and apply for internship opportunities; either related to their academic interests, or in a different field. Many are also applicable to research staff.

Week Nine

Career Management Strategy Masterclass Webinar

Saturday 12 Dec, 10.00-13.00 (online)

Dr Mike Moss will outline a research-based approach to exploring career options to develop a robust career development strategy. He will detail how to tailor applications and how to prepare for interviews. There will be time for questions. Open to all students, research staff and alumni. Book your place via CareerConnect


Workshop: Exploring careers in Biopharma - Insights from Bristol Myers Squibb

Thursday 3 December, 10:00–12:00 (online)

In this 2 hour workshop open to postdocs and DPhil students we will hear from some of the UK-based team at Bristol Myers Squibb who will take us through their career stories highlighting how different functions of the business work to support the development of medicines as well as partnering with the NHS to improve patient care.

Following the workshop there will be a chance to hear about how you might apply for the Oxford-BMS Fellowships Scheme in 2021 (this is an optional session).

G-Research DPhil Prize in Maths & Data Science 

Oxford University students in their final or penultimate DPhil years working across areas including, but not limited to: Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Machine Learning can apply for an academic prize of up to £10,000. Applications close: 22 January 2021.

Bennett Prospect Policy Prize for Early Career Researchers   

Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge 

The Bennett Prospect Prize for Public Policy is awarded by the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge and is held in partnership with Prospect magazine. The goal is to encourage early career researchers and policy professionals to enter a short essay or film that explores creative solutions to a pressing public policy question of our age. 

This year's question: "Is it possible to govern well in the age of populism?" Entries can be submitted in a 2,500 word essay or film. Deadline: 23.59 GMT, 31 January 2021. 

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