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Careers and Employability for PGRs: Academia and Beyond

Date and time

Mon, 20 February 2023, 13:00 – 15:00 GMT


Online (Zoom)

Organised by the University of Sheffield in collaboration with the University’s Centre for Equity and Inclusion and YCEDE (The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education).

This online session aims to provide prospective and current PGR students with information, advice and guidance on how a PhD can benefit your career aspirations in academia and industry, how to maximise opportunities, enhance employability during your doctorate and pursue a career after your PhD.

Speakers include academics from a diverse range of subject specialisms, industry professionals and current YCEDE scholars. Information about careers support available at university will be provided by a dedicated Careers Advisor and there will be an opportunity to ask questions of the panel.


13:00 – 13:10 Welcome & Introduction (hosted by Dani Madrid-Morales, University of Sheffield)

13:10 – 14:00 Panel spotlight and discussion (hosted by Rishika Sahgal, University of Sheffield)

14:00 – 14:05 Comfort break

14:05 – 14:30 Panel Q&A (hosted by Rishika Sahgal)

14:30 – 14:45 Careers support at University (Iqra Arshad, University of Leeds)

14:40 – 14:45 Wrap up & Close (Dani Madrid-Morales)