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Society for Endocrinology BES 2017

Harrogate, UK
06 Nov 2017 - 08 Nov 2017

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SfE BES 2017 will be on the 6-8 November 2016 in Harrogate, UK.

Early Career Symposia

Alternative career pathways

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A career in pharma

Challis Ben

The pharmaceutical industry provides challenging and rewarding career opportunities for physicians. Given that clinical drug development for cardio-metabolic and oncological indications are the focus for many pharmaceutical companies, physicians and scientists with specialist training in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism are in demand. In addition to responsibilities in clinical trial design, drug safety and regulatory affairs, physician scientists with an intimate knowle...

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A career in teaching or lecturing

Druce Maralyn

Although this is a session on ‘Alternative Careers’ most of us, whether clinicians or researchers, spend a portion of our working lives teaching others. This may be because we have to or because we want to! Either way, in this short talk we will think about ways to expand your teaching portfolio, and we will look at options for formal roles in teaching and consider how to get recognition and accreditation for your efforts. We will think about ways to build a timetabl...

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A career in the charitable sector

McIntosh Rebecca

Since completing a PhD in Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London, I have worked as a Grants Adviser at the Wellcome Trust. Not-for-profit organisations like the Wellcome Trust hold a diverse range of career opportunities for scientists with PhD and post-doctoral experience, from communications to research management. In this short overview talk I’ll give an insight into the role of the Grants Adviser, the opportunities for scientists in the charitable se...

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A career in publishing

Russell Ian

Scholarly publishing is a vibrant industry employing approximately 150 000 people worldwide and generating global revenues of over $15 billion. While it has underpinned scholarly research for more than 350 years it is also an innovative industry that has a strong track record of embracing new technology and business models. Roles are varied including marketing, technology, project and supplier management, commissioning, journalism and scientific writing, editorial development,...

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A career in public health – Leaving the lab to influence individual, community and population health at local, national and international levels

Brannan Mike

Public health is “the science and art of promoting and protecting health and well-being, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society”. It encompasses a broad range of professionals across the sub-specialisms of health improvement, health services and health protection who meld scientific rigor with practical approaches to improve the health of the population and reduce inequalities across society. In many ways public he...