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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Please find the password protected event recording HERE.

Welcome to our online Early Career Researcher Event! Please join us on 30 November at 2.30pm GMT to listen to our senior researchers share their professional journeys with us, followed by conversations with former PhDs on how they progressed to their current positions, and then watch flash talks by Early Career Researchers. This will be followed by a "happy half-hour"  so please stay and chat over a drink!




D.ssa Francesca Re Manning, Programme Manager, Cambridge Global Food Security IRC.

Meet the Researcher
2.40pm - 3.30pm  

Key senior academics will share their research and take us through their career trajectories:

Dr Jean Adams (CEDAR), Dr Helen Anne Curry (Department of History and Philosophy of Science), Professor Julia Davies (Department of Plant Sciences), Dr Lynn Dicks (Department of Zoology), Dr Milorad Radakovic (Department of Veterinary Medicine), and Professor Bhaskar Vira (Department of Geography).

After my PhD: what next? 
3.30pm - 4.10pm

Former PhD students discuss their journeys to their current positions since the end of their PhD and share advice:

Dr Mariana Fazenda (CambPlants Hub), Dr Amy Munro-Faure (Cambridge Zero), Dr Annalisa Rizza (Sainsbury Laboratory), Dr Will Summers (BBSRC); and Dr David Willer (Department of Zoology).

Tea break


Early Career Research Flash Talks

4.20pm - 5.20pm

Chaired by Professor Martin Jones, Professor Bhaskar Vira, and Dr Milorad Radakovic who will give feedback and advice.

Flash research presentations by: Dorien Braam (Veterinary Studies), Bright Nsolebna Jaato (Engineering), Adam Muhammad Adam (Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology), Emily Servante (Plant Sciences), and Hamish Symington (Plant Sciences).


Happy Half-Hour!



Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 601 717 6334
Passcode: 122386





Monday, 30 November, 2020 - 14:30 to 17:30