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Developing your career during and after your PhD

Kiri Granger, PhD psychology alumna from Nottingham, talks about how she met her future employer at a conference during the second year of her PhD. From starting with Cambridge Cignition as a…

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Moving on from academia - a researcher's experience

Dr Josephine Welham talks about why she decided to leave her research career and how she identified what she wanted to do in the future.

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What will you do with your animal sciences degree?

Alumna Katy Hogg talks about her career path following her animal science degree and how she uses the skills she learned during her degree on a daily basis. She offers her advice to students…

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From animal science degree to project management

Sarah Johns, Project Manager and animal sciences alumna talks about what her roles in project management within the science sector. She explains the relevance of her degree to project management and…

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Combining my medical background with a legal career

Adam Harrison, a Nottingham alumnus, talks about how after training and working as a doctor, he decided to retrain as a lawyer. He now combines both his interests in medicine and the law in his…

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Neuroscience | work experience, projects and being an international student

Marco talks about his work placement at Eli Lilly and gives tips to other neuroscience students travelling from abroad to study at Nottingham.

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Zoology | optional modules, field courses and ladybird research

Max talks about the different modules available such as the field course to the Peak District and recommends things for new zoology students to get involved in.

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Neuroscience | Australia, research and student life

Eliot talks about his year abroad working in a lab in Australia and gives advice to new neuroscience students.

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Zoology | parasitology, work placements and societies

Cyan explains her third-year research project and talks about the opportunities available to zoology students.

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Neuroscience | advice, work experience and city life

Charlotte gives tips for new students and shares her experience of studying neuroscience at Nottingham.

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Biochemistry | research, modules and uni life

Emily tells us what it’s like to be a biochemistry student as well as giving advice to those interested in studying at Nottingham.

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Genetics | advice, campus and celebrity snails!

Abigail tells us what she enjoys about studying genetics plus tips for applicants and new students.

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Career advice | Get support from a mentor

Nerissa Culli, neuroscience student, joined the Career Mentoring programme because she wanted to find out the differences between academic and industrial research, what lab activities involved and…

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Career advice | Professional guidance from alumni

Amy Prosser, Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, talks about her role as a mentor and the types of questions she gets asked by students. They range from how she chose her PhD and how she got…

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What our MSc Microbiology and Immunology students think of Nottingham

MSc Microbiology and Immunology students share their experiences of studying at Nottingham. Find out more:…

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Why study MSc Microbiology and Immunology?

Our MSc Microbiology and Immunology is a unique course that provides equal learning in the areas of microbiology and immunology. Four students share why they chose the course and what they’ve…

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Karen Cox - Career Support

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013-2017, speaks about how the University of Nottingham has supported her career

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Karen Cox - Career Profile

Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham 2013 - 2017, talks about her career: Where it's taken her and how she got to where she is today.

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What does a sports consultant do? Richard Watton, alumnus, explains

Richard Watton, who works for The Sports Consultancy in London, talks about his role liaising with cities and sporting bodies to deliver high profile events. He also explores the skills you need and…

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Our research leaders of tomorrow

Our Anne McLaren and Nottingham Research Fellowship schemes produce the next generation of outstanding research leaders. We are recruiting an unprecedented number of research fellows as part of a…

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Nadia Whittome, first year law student talks about her interest in politics and experience to date!

Nadia talks about her interest in politics and how she has gained valuable work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign.

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Discovering the next generation of research leaders through our fellowships

Our competitive, internally funded fellowships aim to attract and retain exceptional early career researchers to deliver world-leading research. Samanta Piano, Assistant Professor in Metrology and a…

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John Hess, BBC editor talks about the challenges faced by political journalists

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015, In this video he talks about the challenges of political journalism, the difference between regional and national reporting and…

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John Hess, BBC political editor talks about pursuing a career in journalism

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015. In this video he talks about his interest in politics and the skills you need to become a journalist. In this competitive area of…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Using the Careers and Employability Service

During Emma's third year of her PhD Chemistry, she made the most of the help available from the Careers and Employability Service. She had a one-to-one appointment with careers, a CV and…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Sharing her career plans with her supervisors

When Emma decided she wanted to move into industry after her PhD in chemistry, she talked it through with her supervisors. They were incredibly supportive.

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - moving into commercialising research

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about how his interest grew from an interest in research to how research ideas were commercialised and the roles he then…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - Leaving academia?

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about the reasons why he thinks using the term 'leaving academia' is outdated and suggests alternatives.What do you…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, chemistry alumnus offers advice to PhD students leaving academia

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He offers several pieces of advice to PhD students thinking about leaving academia based on his own experiences.

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Chris McDonald from Golder Associates talks about his career in waste management

Chris McDonald, Principal at Golder Associates, talks about his career in waste management and sustainability. He advises students interested in the environmental sector to think about what type of…

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Emily Buddin - Using the skills from her geography degree in transport planning.

Emily talks about her interest in transport planning and how she uses the skills developed during her geography degree in her job on a daily basis.

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Dr Victoria Richards talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service

Victoria talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service during her PhD studies. The workshops and one to one appointments she attended helped her secure her first job at The Royal…

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Dr Victoria Richards - From PhD Chemistry to Senior Editor

Victoria talks about her role as Senior Editor at Springer Nature and how she gain experience and developed her editing skills during her studies at Nottingham.

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus talks about using the Careers and Employability Service

Carl talks about how the Careers and Employability Service helped him achieve his career aim. He attended a range of workshops and now on reflection says he should have used them more!

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Dr Carl Mundy - PhD Astronomy to Data Analyst

Carl talks about how his interest in writing software during his PhD lead to his interest in data analysis. He also identifies the transferable skills he developed during his PhD, through a work…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds - My career journey from my PhD

Emma talks about the career choices she made during her PhD Chemistry and the equality and diversity roles she secured within higher education.

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Peter Mumford, PhD alumni, talks about his role as a trainee patent attorney

Peter studied a PhD in Organic Chemistry and now works in a private practice specialising in pharmaceuticals. His PhD has given him a sound technical grounding which is really sought after within the…

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Alexander Stephens, engineering alumnus, talks about his move into the construction sector

Alexander studied mechanical engineering and now works for Bouygues, a UK construction company. He talks about his role, why he moved into the construction sector, why he loves it and the…

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Jamie Waterall - Alumni (nursing) profile

Alumni student profile of Jamie Waterall

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumna talks about the skills she uses in her role as a senior scientist

Amy talks about her role at Sygnature Discovery and the skills she uses on a daily basis in her role.

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumnae, talks about her choice to work in industry after her research

Amy talks about her role as a Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, why she chose to work in industry rather than academia and she also provides advice to current PhD students.

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Alumna Amy Prosser talks about her role as Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery

Amy, talks about her role in the Bioscience Department and the experience and skills needed to work in this area.

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Roger Freestone, Industrial Tutor, offers advice to students considering a career in the pharmaceutical industry

Roger offers advice to students considering a career in pharmaceuticals about what they need to know about the industry, the latest development around the world and in the UK, and how students can…

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Carwyn Jones, maths graduate, talks about his first role within the pharmaceutical industry

Carwyn started his career as a medical sales rep (also known as 'carrying the bag') and he talks about what this involves, the training and progression routes. Carwyn is now Partner at Open…

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Clive Olamiju, classics graduate, talks about his role at Propercorn

Clive talks about his role as Operations Executive at Propercorn, a highly successful small business whose popcorn is sold in supermarkets and outlets worldwide. Clive talks about how the skills he…

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Joe Hesford, English and philosophy graduate, talks about his role at Vodafone

Joe talks about his role as Commercial Finance Manager at Vodafone, how he utilises the skills developed during his degree in his currrent role and his advice to other arts graduates interested in a…

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Adrian Hayes (MBA 1994) - Alumni Laureate Award 2014

Adrian Hayes is a record-breaking polar explorer, adventurer, keynote speaker, business coach, author, and recipient of The University of Nottingham’s 2014 Alumni Laureate Award for Special…

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Self Awareness SUBS 30.10.13.mpg

To find your ideal career you'll need to devote time to think about yourself: your personality, values and learning style. You can then use these to assess the suitability of your career…

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Nicola Rice

BSc Nursing, Adult Branch student Nicola speaks about choosing Nottingham, the Derby centre facilities, the city of Derby and social events

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Nichola Forrest

Graduate Entry Nursing, Mental Health Branch student Nichola speaks about being a mature student, choosing Nottingham, balancing studying and having a family, Derby and student support

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Kristie Walker

BSc Nursing, Adult Branch student Kristie speaks about why she wanted to be a nurse, choosing Nottingham, time management and the facilities at Derby

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Andrew Nuttall

Graduate Entry Nursing, Adult Branch student Andrew speaks about why he wanted to be a nurse, choosing Nottingham, what he likes about the course, the Derby centre and student support

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Janjua Zaid - Msc Environmental and Resource Engineering

Janjua explains how the quality of the MSc course will have an environmental impact back in India.

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Samah Mohamed - MSc Chemical Engineering

As an International student, Samah talks about how the University welcomed her and her future plans.

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Zeeshan Danish - PhD Pharmacy

Zeeshan talks about why Nottingham is the best for research to him, and the support and facilities available.

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Simon Woolhead - PhD Engineering

Simon explains how doing a summer research placement gave him the opportunity to do a PhD.

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Marie Paxton - PhD Politics

Marie tells us how studying Politics and French for her undergraduate degree inspired her to do a PhD.

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Archi Sarroza - EngD Efficient Energy Technologies

Archi tells us why Engineering has always appealed to him and relating what he’s learning into real life situations.

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