This workshop aims to share career tips and necessary skills for students and early-career researchers who are considering careers in science and policy. The speakers have diverse backgrounds, from British government departments, think tanks, the European Commission and the University’s careers service. This will be an interactive session, including time for Q&A.
David Mair – Head of Science Advice to Policy, European Commission
Dai Brown – Principal Research Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Dai Brown is the Principal Research Officer within the Legislative Strategy, Capability and Better Regulations Unit at DEFRA.
Dr Simone Cooper-Searle – Senior Policy Advisor Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Liz Simmonds – Careers Service, University of Cambridge