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Midlands Early Careers Day - Dementia

  Monday, 30 Apr 2018 | Events/Workshops

Date: 30 April, 9:30 - 17:00
Venue: Room 504, Main Building, Aston University, B4 7ET Birmingham
Booking: Free event, register to attend


9:30-10:00: Registration / Tea & coffee
10:00-10:45: Career Development in Life Sciences - Professor Kevin Morgan (University of Nottingham)
10:45-11:30: Career Pitch for Early Career Researchers - Professor Martin Orrell (University of Nottingham)
11:30-12:00: NIHR Dementia Researcher Platform for Early Career Researchers in Dementia - Office of the National Director for Dementia Research (NIHR)
12:00-13:00: Lunch & networking
13:00-14:00: Involving people with dementia and their care partners in research - Dr Deborah Oliveira (University of Nottingham), Chris Roberts and Jane Roberts (European Working Group of People with Dementia)
14:00-14:30: Dementia career development in the industry - Dr. Zoe Nilsson (Axiol Biosciences Ltd), Dr. Eric Hill and Dr. David Nagel (Aston University)
14:30-15:00: Experience of applying for ARUK Fellowship - Dr. Cheryl Hawkes (Open University)
15:00-15:30: ARUK Fellowship opportunities - Branwen Brockley - Researcher Engagement Officer (ARUK)
15:30-16:00: Coffee break
16:00-16:45: Panel of Discussions - Dr Deborah Oliveira (University of Nottingham), Dr Irundika Dias (Aston University)
16:45-17:00: Final considerations and end