Connecting Industry and Researchers in Physics

Connecting Industry and Researchers in Physics

Wed 16th September 2015

Connecting Industry and Researchers in Physics

A South East Physics Network (SEPnet) Event

Wednesday 16 September 17.00-20.00, University of Southampton

SEPnet’s Graduate Network (GRADnet) is organising a networking evening to facilitate greater collaboration and links between industry and physics postgraduate research students (PGRs) and researchers.

Who should attend

  • SEPnet PGR students who want to meet small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and employers from physics-related industries to find out about career opportunities, make contacts and explore research and business ideas. 
  • SEPnet partner researchers who want to build links with industry to explore how their research can create impact.
  • SMEs, businesses and employers in physics-related industries interested in recruiting physics graduates.  

During the evening:

  • Hear from panellists including: Kathie Bowden of Institute for Environmental Analytics and UK Space Agency; Simon Crook of EPSRC, Anke Lohmann, KTN Head of Photonics & Quantum Technologies; Julian Potter of WP Thompson IP; Nick Walker of eOsphere; Andrew Witham of Symetrica and others talk about the benefits of knowledge exchange and what physics postgraduates and postdocs can offer industry
  • Participate in a speed networking session
  • Build ongoing relationships between industry and researchers through placements, mentoring or research collaboration     
  • Refreshments will be provided.

How to register:

This event is free to attend.  Places are limited so please book early by clicking on the following link:http://bit.ly/1Kr2ij4. (PGR students are requested to attend a networking workshop at 16.00).

For enquiries, contactgradnetadmin@sepnet.ac.uk

THIS EVENT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS