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Postgraduate symposium

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Fantastic opportunity for part II, III, MPhil and PhD students to improve their science communication skills, be judged by a professional science communicator and to discover career options, as well as network with professionals in patent law, publishing and society work.

Programme – Postgrad Symposium Day

9.30-10: Pastries and Coffee

10-10.15: Welcome from Dr Gerard Evan (Talk about his journey from postgrad-prof)

10.20-11.20: Giles Yeo Talk - Science Communication Workshop

11.30-12.30: 3-minute thesis comp - Judged by the Science Editor of The Biochemist

12.30-13.30: Lunch

13.30-3.30: Talks from Kate McNamara (Patent Attorney), Alex Howat (MicoSoc), Helen Albert (Biochem Soc), Jamie Males (PloSOne). 15-20 minute talk each about their careers, followed by hot spot networking – each speaker sits at a table for 10 minutes and then rotates to another table.

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