Information for Students
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Information for Exhibitors
All Student and Graduate Recruiters are invited to attend this event.
What’s more, by attending this event you will …
To book for Science Careers Fair 2013 please complete the Booking Form. Alternatively, contact Vicky Osborne, Employer Liaison Assistant:
Tel: (029) 2087 4230.
A-Z of Exhibitors
Programme of Events
GE is a global leader across 100 countries. Projects at their Cardiff laboratories focus upon imaging microscopy, stem cell and cell therapy applications. This visit will include an overview of the company, a comprehensive site tour and Q & A with graduates. A minibus will pick you up at 2pm from the Main Building car park and return you at 16.45. Numbers are limited to 16.
Last year’s Exhibitors and Programme of Events
The following exhibitors took part in Cardiff Science Fair in November 2012:
|11.10am||The Life Science Sector: Employer Perspectives – a Q & ADr Phil EvansPhil is the Consumables Research & Development Portfolio Manager at GE Healthcare. He has worked for a variety of multinational and start-up businesses, primarily in medical and in-vitro diagnostic device development.Dr. Mark BowmanMark is Director of Innovation at the Cardiff Medicentre and a former venture capital investor in early-stage technology companies.Dr Peter Hodges Peter is Innovation Specialist Life Sciences for the Welsh Government and has responsibility for R&D activities in support of Welsh Lifescience businesses and has 40yrs experience public and private sector recruitment.Dr Paul SeamanPaul is a Cardiff University Graduate, holding a PhD in Bacterial Genetics. He currently leads pharmaceutical formulation development at Q Chip Ltd, a rapidly growing Cardiff-based Biotech company.||Council Chamber|
|12.10pm||A Scientist Working in the MediaJeremy Grange is a scientist working in broadcasting for BBC Radio Wales.||Council Chamber|
|1.00pm||Careers in Clinical Science Sarah Neale is a Clinical Scientist at UHW, and the mentor for NHS Wales’s new Scientist Training Programme.||Council Chamber|
|1.00pm||Employer Talk – Vectura: Industrial placement opportunities 2013-2014An introduction to Vectura and the qualities they look for in a potential employee.||Main 1.25|
|1.50pm||Employer Talk – GE CANCELLED|
|1.50 pm *NEW TIME*||Making Your Career Count – Dow Corning: Global Leader in Silicone Manufacturing TechnologyAn overview of Dow Corning, main processes, products and career opportunities.||Main 1.25|
|2.40pm||Careers in Environmental ConsultancyDr. Rhys Jones is an experienced senior herpetologist (reptile specialist) and ecologist who balances media work against a career in environmental consultancy.||Council Chamber|