Careers Events

Upcoming events:

The next instalment of our bimonthly panel series, “ECR Skills for Geochemists” will be on Wed July 27th @ 1pm BST. The session will comprise a panel discussion and Q+A, with a range of panellists providing their experiences of research fellowships, and in particular offering tips and advice on preparing fellowship applications.

Confirmed panellists are Anna Joy Drury (UCL), Lucy Roberts (Aarhus), and David Neave (Manchester).

When you register, you’ll also have the chance to submit your own questions for the panel! Hope many of you can join us, and in the meantime if you have any questions please contact David Wilson (

Attendance is free but you’ll need to register below..

Previous events:

“Out of Academia: Into Science” Environmental Sector (Wed June 29th @ 1pm BST)

Panel: Dr Stacy Phillips (Partnership and Strategic Overview Team Member – Environment Agency), Dr Alex Russell (Geochemist – Golder-WSP) and Dr Katy Relph (Environmental, Social, Governance Advisor – Centamin Plc).

“Out of Academia: Into Science” Science Communication (26th April 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 )

Panelists :Dr Nathalie Starkey (Public engagement officer Open university] and writer/science communicator [freelance] – @StarkeyStardust), Dr Liz Hide (Director of the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences [University of Cambridge] – @TheMuseumOfLiz) and Dr Vivien Cumming (Documentary photographer, film-maker and story-telling consultant – @drvivcumming!)

ECR Skills for Geochemists’ – “Paper Writing: Tips for Success” (30th March, 1pm BST)

The session involved a panel discussion and Q+A, with geochemists from a range of career stages providing advice and tips on writing a scientific paper. The panel comprised se Wes Fraser (Oxford Brookes), Susan Little (UCL), Marie-Laure Bagard (Cambridge), and David Wilson (UCL). When you register, you’ll also have the chance to submit your own questions for the panel!

“Out of Academia: Into Science”Research Councils (2nd March 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 )

Panellists: Dr Rehemat Bhatia (Strategy and Planning Manager at BBSRC), Kirsty Grainger (Head of Talent and Skills Strategy at UKRI), Dr Laura Lautz (Program Director, National Science Foundation)

“Out of Academia: Into Science”Public Sector (24th November 2021 13:00 – 14:00 GMT)

Panellists: Dr Rhian Rees-Owen (International Climate Science Lead – IPCC, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Dr Donald Payne (Land & Air Quality Technical Officer; Fife Council), Dr Emanuela Piga (Decarbonisation Evidence Advisor and Climate Change Analyst in the Decarbonisation, Energy and Climate Division of Welsh Government, Cardiff).

“Out of Academia: Into Science”Publishing (27th October 2021 13:00 – 14:00 BST)

Panellists: Dr Erin Scott (Senior Editor, Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, Springer Nature), Dr Tessa de Roo (Digital Scholarship Librarian at Leiden University Library and Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands), Dr Brent Grocholski (Senior Editor, Science Magazine)

Out of Academia: Into Science”Instrumentation (29th September 2021 13:00 – 14:00 BST)

Panellists: Dr Jenny Roberts (Thermo Fischer), Dr Rich Taylor (Zeiss), Dr Ariane Donard (Nu)

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