Centre for Integrative Mammalian Physiology & Pharmacology
CIMPP Annual Symposia
How to Succeed in Science
The Centre for Integrative Mammalian Physiology & Pharmacology (CIMPP) hosted its 4th Annual Symposium on 27th September 2011 at the South Kensington campus of Imperial College. The symposium was attended by around 150 delegates from both external institutions and Imperial College providing an exciting forum in which to discuss cutting edge in vivo research.
Session 1 – How can you get your research published?
Chair – Julia Buckingham
11.00 Julia Buckingham – Chair, Centre for Integrative Mammalian Physiology and Pharmacology - Welcome and introduction
11.15 Philip Campbell – Editor, Nature - Challenges for high impact journals – and for those who use them
12.00 Peter Stern - Senior Editor, Science - How to write a scientific paper
12.45 Questions and discussion
Session 2 – What funding opportunities are available to you?
Chair – Felicity Gavins
14.00 Kathryn Chapman - Programme Manager, NC3Rs - New opportunities for innovation and collaboration: Can you CRACK-IT?
14.30 Simon Vincent - Head of Personal Awards Funding, Cancer Research UK - What can medical research charities offer you?
15.00 – break
15.20 – Clare McVicker, Science Portfolio Advisor, Wellcome Trust - Wellcome Trust funding opportunities
Session 3 – Where might a career in research lead you?
Chair – Elaine Snell
15.50 – Sarah Joseph – Senior Scientist, Medical Research Council - The trials of clinical research and one way to end with the job that you always wanted
16.20 – Mark Christie, BBSRC Industrial Impact Fellow - Taking control: careers in biotech and pharma
Session 4 – Discussion with all speakers
Chair Julia Buckingham
16.50 – Discussion and poster prize-giving