Conservation SIG – Establishing a career in conservation science: a BES/ZSL early career event

This one day event, aimed principally at advanced PhD students and early post-docs, will review key skills and knowledge that can enhance prospects for establishing a career in conservation science.

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The day will be structured around a series of talks and tasks facilitated by experts in their field, designed to promote active learning experiences and maximise individual networking opportunities for all.

Topics to be discussed include scientific publication tips, funding opportunities for conservation biologists, advises on how to build an online profile and disseminate research outputs, directions as to how to develop a scientific career outside academia, as well as interview preparation tips.

Facilitators include:

Dr Zoe Davies, Reader in Biodiversity Conservation, DICE Dr Nathalie Pettorelli, BES Conservation SIG Chair Linda DaVolls, Head of Scientific Publications and Meetings, ZSL Elina Rantanen, Journals Manager, ZSL Alice Plane, Assistant Editor, Journal of Applied Ecology, BES Ben Connor, Policy Manager, BES Dr Ben Collen, Reader in Biodiversity, UCL Becky Allen, Journalist and BES Press Officer

Would you like to find out more?  Read our blog post on last year’s event.

Attending this event

To book, please register your interest by email us, stating your name, organisation and contact number.  The events team will contact you to confirm your place and take payment.

Tickets cost £25 full price, or £15 for students, ZSL Members and Fellows and BES Members.

Online booking can be accessed here

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