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From Monkeys to Artificial Intelligence: A Journey Through Academia and Beyond

Bitesize PhD

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 from 13:00 to 15:00 (BST)

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Bitesize PhD is pleased to welcome Prof Hunter to re-launch the seminar series at our annual guest lecture on Wednesday 11th October. Her talk, entitled “From Monkeys to Artificial Intelligence: A Journey Through Academia and Beyond” will be motivational and inspirational for staff and students at any point of their career path. This event is open to all and will be of particular interest to students curious about a research career, new and current PGR and MSC students, members of staff and anyone who is looking for advice, pearls of wisdom and lessons learned on the way up.

The event is free to attend and open to all. The talk will be followed by refreshments and networking from 2pm.

Prof Hunter is a Professor at St George’s Hospital Medical School and currently CEO of BenevolentBio, where she leads the application of BenevolentAI’s technology for drug development. Following her PhD, she undertook a Wellcome Trust postdoctoral research fellowship at St George’s Hospital Medical School before joining the pharmaceutical industry, working for a number of companies including GSK, Proximagen and OI Pharma Partners, which she founded. Jackie served as CEO of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council between 2013 and 2016. She is also a Fellow of the British Pharmacological Society and of the Academy of Medical Sciences. For her services to the pharmaceutical industry, she was awarded a CBE in 2010 Birthday Honours and the 2010 Women of Achievement in Science, Engineering and Technology Award for Discovery, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She is a non-executive director of Chiltern International plc, an Advisory Board member for A* Singapore, a non-Executive Director of the Centre for Excellence in Livestock and an In Focus Ambassador for Women Entrepreneurs for Innovate UK.

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The Enterprise Center Lecture Theatre
University of East Anglia
NR4 7TJ Norwich
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 from 13:00 to 15:00 (BST)


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Bitesize PhD is a monthly seminar series organised within the Faculty of Medicine and Health. These seminars are an opportunity for PhD students to present their research to other students and staff from the faculty. In 2016 Bitesize PhD was awarded ‘Best Postgraduate Social Award’ by the SU Student Transformation Awards. If you are a PhD student, at any stage, and you would like to present at a Bitesize PhD seminar 2017/18 please contact Bryony (bryony.porter@uea.ac.uk), Allie (A.Welsh@uea.ac.uk) or Ethan (E.Drury@uea.ac.uk).  

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