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ECRs and PGRs: How to choose and secure your dream career

MEIbioeng15

Tuesday, 8 September 2015 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST)

ECRs and PGRs: How to choose and secure your dream...

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The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Regenerative Medicine along with Regener8 are delighted to announce the return of popular event ‘How to choose and secure your dream career’.

Headlining the day is John Lees with a keynote address: John is one of the UK's best known career transition specialists and careers writers, author of bestseller 'How To Get A Job You Love', which has been selected as WH Smith’s ‘Business Book of the Month’. His books have been translated into Polish, Arabic and Spanish.

John's other titles 'The Interview Expert' and 'Just The Job!' were published in 2011 and 2013. His latest book is 'Secrets of Resilient People', published in August 2014.
John has written a weekly column for Metro, and is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review online .
His clients include The British Council, Career Management Consultants Ltd, CIPD, HBOS, The House of Commons, HSBC, Imperial College, Orange, REC, The Association of MBAs, Lloyds Banking Group, Marks & Spencer, Reed, Reuters, and Tribal, as well as business schools across the UK.

Programme

Chairs: Prof John Hunt (University of Liverpool), tba (Loughborough University), Dr Mike Raxworthy (Regener8).

14.00- 14.45        John Lees - Career coach (https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnleescareers)

                                “How to know what to do next”

  • playing to strengths
  • what motivates people?
  • pushing boundaries for a career direction

                                                               

14.45 -15.45 Quick fire round on “How I moved on (life after ECRing)”

4 speakers discuss how they made the career transition from being an ECR to a new position in industry, support/supply chain or permanent academic post.

  • Dr Arron Tolley (ex- University of Leeds and Founder and CEO at Aptamer Solutions Ltd)
  • Dr Aram Saeed (ex-University of Nottingham and now lecturer at UEA)
  • Dr Leeza Osipenko (Associate Director at NICE)
  • Dr Sami Tarsuslugil (ex-University of Leeds and then JRI and now DePuy) - tbc   

 

15.45-16.20 Networking break

16.20-16.50 Outreach activities – Progressing Bioengineering

  • Jonathan Morton (Heriot-Watt University) – schools
  • Joe Collier (University of Leeds) - clinician engagement (tbc)
  • Dr Alex Lyness (Loughborough University) - “I’m an Engineer, Get me out of Here”

 

16.50-17.00 Wrap up

17.00–18.00 Drinks and nibbles/networking

CV Clinics and Speed Networking:

CV clinics will run as part of the main MEIBioeng15 conference during the lunch breaks on both Monday and Tuesday.

Book your session:

Select one of the following mentors in Meeting Mojo and arrange your 1-to-1 meeting slot. Try to send your CV to them in advance – request their email address through a Meeting Mojo message once you have made your arrangements. You will only have a Meeting Mojo account if you’re registered for MEIbioeng15!

  • Dr Arron Tolley (ex- University of Leeds and Founder and CEO at Aptamer Solutions Ltd)
  • Dr Aram Saeed (ex-University of Nottingham and now lecturer at UEA)
  • Dr Leeza Osipenko (Associate Director at NICE)
  • Dr Sami Tarsuslugil (ex-University of Leeds and then JRI and now DePuy) –tbc
  • Patricia Gray (University of Leeds)
  • Emma Sinfield (University of Leeds)
  • Jo Dixon Hardy (University of Leeds)
  • Mike Raxworthy (University of Leeds)
  • Prof John Hunt (University of Liverpool)
  • Paul Kemp (Intercytex Ltd)
  • Ruth Winden (Careers Enhanced )

Meeting Mojo Support

Our colleagues in the Conference and Events office can help with Meeting Mojo if you’re having any problems. Email meibioeng15@leeds.ac.uk

Do you have questions about ECRs and PGRs: How to choose and secure your dream career? Contact MEIbioeng15

When & Where


Conference Auditorium
Willow Terrace Road
LS2 9JT Leeds
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 8 September 2015 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST)


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MEIbioeng15

MEIbioeng15 brings together the former Centres of Excellence in Medical Engineering in the UK (funded by Wellcome Trust and EPSRC from 2009) and The Bioengineering Society Annual Conference, with participants from leading academic centres and the MedTech industry.

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