Thriving in a multi-disciplinary research team

10.30, Wednesday 11 September 2019

Darwin room, Centre for Life

Newcastle, NE1 4EP

This event will be inspirational to early career researchers working within a multi-disciplinary environment. It will provide a unique opportunity for networking with peers and senior academics and clinicians. We look forward to seeing you there.

This event is open to all and free but places are limited. This event forms part of the Academy’s series of Career Development events.

'Thriving in a multi-disciplinary research team' will be chaired by Professor Christine Harrison FMedSci, Professor of Childhood Cancer Cytogenetics at Newcastle University and the Academy’s North East Regional Champion and Springboard Champion.

Our keynote speaker will be Professor Sir John Burn FMedSci, Professor of Clinical Genetics at Newcastle University, Chairman of Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Chairman of QuantuMDx; a life science tools and diagnostics company. With experience working across the biomedical and health sector, he will be talking about ‘Retaining your edge in a multi-disciplinary environment’.

The event will also include:

  • Inspiring talks from early-mid career researchers on their experiences of defining a niche and working in diverse teams.
  • Career development training from a professional facilitator.
  • Interactive discussions with other researchers at a similar stage of their career.

The full agenda will be announced soon.

Book now to secure your opportunity to hear top tips from successful researchers at all stages of their career, learn new skills, meet potential collaborators and expand your support network.

Our Career Development events are for pre- and post-doctoral researchers in biomedicine and health, to give practical skills and the chance to network with colleagues. They also offer clinical academic trainees help in navigating the clinical academic training pathway and developing a research career.  

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