Careers session for PhD and postdocs

We ran another successful postgraduate and postdoctoral careers session during this year’s postgraduate conference on 19 March. Unfortunately two of our (male) speakers had to cancel at the last minute, but our remaining three speakers did an excellent job: Chance …

April 7, 2019 | BE&D activities


Lecture on Neurodiversity, Prof. Sara Rankin

Prof. Sara Rankin from Imperial College London delivered a lecture on ‘Why higher education needs to increase awareness of neurodiversity’ on 20 March 2019. This was hosted by the Biology Equality and Diversity committee, and organised by postgraduate student member …

March 30, 2019 | BE&D activities


International Day of Women and Girls in Science public lecture 2019

On 5 February 2019, we celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science with a public lecture from invited speaker Professor Terrie Williams. The lecture ‘Narwhal Nights: Discoveries Along The Scientific Road Less Travelled’ was a free event. …

March 2, 2019 | BE&D activities


Promotion workshop

The academic promotions workshop took place on the 4th December 2018 in the BMS lecture theatre. There were presentations from Mhairi Stewart (Head of HR) and Malcolm White laying out the structure of the promotions procedure, how it is viewed …

January 15, 2019 | BE&D activities


Early career researcher Q&A session

On 23 February 2018, we celebrated the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science with a public lecture, which was followed by an early career researcher Q&A session with two esteemed professors in science: Professor Eleanor Riley …

March 13, 2018 | BE&D activities


Postgraduate careers event

On 23rd January 2018, the post-graduate members of the BE&D committee hosted our second annual Postgraduate Careers Event as part of the Biology Postgraduate Research Conference. Our intention was to highlight the diversity of careers available post-PhD, and this year …

February 9, 2018 | BE&D activities


Bring your kids to work day

We held the Biology Department’s second “Bring your kids to work day” this week. Thursday 4th May was an inset day so local schoolchildren had the day off school. Prof. Will Cresswell provided a fantastic schedule for the sixteen kids, …

May 9, 2017 | BE&D activities


Biology Equality and Diversity Committee careers event

On 17 January 2017 we held a careers session as part of the annual Biology Postgraduate Student Conference. Our intention was to highlight the diversity of careers available after a Biology PhD to the postgraduate and postdoctoral students in the …

March 26, 2017 | BE&D activities


Bring your kids to work day

On Thursday 5 May, the Biology Department held its first “Bring Your Kids to Work Day”.

May 5, 2016 | BE&D activities