Britest is pleased to announce a new addition to our mix of membership and network focused events, our first Early Career Researchers' Event, Britest ECR 2023, which will take place online on the afternoon of Thursday 19th October 2023.
Primarily aimed at anyone embarking upon or building a career in a research supervisory or first technical management role* in either the context of industrial R&D or academic research related to the process industries Britest ECR 2023 will provide you with the chance to
The afternoon will feature
that the culture amongst researchers in the chemical sciences is evolving away from forceful, male-dominated and solely publication-driven management to a more inclusive, equitable, and respect-based approach which values performance in more holistic ways, and
that mentoring and supporting early career researchers, and promoting opportunities to excel for talent from a diversity of backgrounds and circumstances, makes good business sense and aligns with core values that we can all share.
Provisional Programme (subject to confirmation)
Emma Maun, Britest
The World of Britest
John Henderson, Britest
Ways of working with Britest in AZ
Konstantina Pappa & Brendan Nixon, AstraZeneca
Britest applied to flow chemistry
Amy Flinn & Joe Henderson, Robinson Brothers
Process Understanding and Sustainability
Rob Peeling, Britest
Circular Composites from Cellulosic Textile Waste
Ashley Victoria, University of Leeds
An eye on the environment: impacts and ecotoxicity
Susana Loureiro, CESAM, University of Aveiro
Collaborative opportunities: "Winning friends and influencing people"
Kirk Malone, Britest
Interested? If you'd like to attend Britest ECR 2023 (there is no cost to attend for delegates from Britest member organisations and invited guests) please let us know by e-mail to Emma Maun in the first instance.
*Please note: We are not applying any formal qualification criteria to attend this event. In fact we hope that other members of the Britest community who are a little further down the road of their career might like to come along to share their experiences and contribute to the discussions.