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The Joliot-Curie Programme - Webinar Series 2018

5 - 13 December 2018, United Kingdom

The Joliot-Curie Programme
Promoting diversity in academic research careers

This programme of activities is designed to support early-career researchers who are aspiring to an independent career in academic research. The programme is named in honour of Irene Joliot-Curie, the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie, who won a Nobel prize for Chemistry in 1935, jointly with her husband Frederic, for their pioneering work on artificial radioactivity. Irene Joliot-Curie is one of our 175 Face of Chemistry – read more about her life and work here: 

Joliot-Curie Webinar Series 2018

Are you a post-doc looking for an independent career in academic research? Join our free interactive webinars this December and hear from our panels of experts. 
  • Find out more about academic research careers and the different ways to access them
  • Get information and support on issues affecting your career progression in academic research
  • Ask our experts live online for hints, tips and practical guidance on a range of essential topics for aspiring academics
Webinar programme: 

Wednesday 5th December 12.30 – 13.15
Multiple pathways to success

Panel: Professor David K Smith FRSC (Professor, Supramolecular and Nanoscale Chemistry, University of York)
Dr Asel Sartbaeva MRSC, Royal Society Research Fellow (Lecturer, University of Bath)

Hear from speakers representing different stages of an academic career who may have taken a non-traditional route in.
Thursday 6th December 12.30 – 13.15             
How to stand out – make the grade  
Panel: Dr Hanadi Hassan-Nixon MRSC (Research Fellow, Imperial College, London)
Dr Mike Andrews (Deputy Editor, Royal Society of Chemistry)
Hear from speakers on the non-academic skills necessary for success and find out how to get your work published. 
Wednesday 12th December 12.30 – 13.15        
Funding your research

Panel: Dr Cecilia Fenech-Brincat MRSC (Research Delivery Executive, Cranfield University)
Dr Hazel Phillips CChem MRSC (Research Development Manager, University of Bristol)
Hear from speakers with experience of success in obtaining funding, and assessing funding proposals.
Thursday 13th December 08.30 – 09.15           
Women in academic leadership

Panel: Professor Alison Rodger CChem FRSC (Head of Department, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)
Professor Lesley Yellowlees CBE HonFRSC FRSE (Past President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh)
Hear from two eminent female professors on either side of the globe about their career paths to success and the barriers they overcame on the way.

All webinars will include an interactive question and answer session.

United Kingdom

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