Pharma R&D: from benchwork to project management

Are you interested in Pharma R&D? Do you want to learn more about the day-to-day of researchers and project managers within pharmaceutical companies?

Join us on Thursday the 20th of February to meet our guest speakers from Pfizer, GSK and Immunocore, coming from both biological and chemistry backgrounds. They will touch on topics regarding their interest in pharmaceutical research and development, the work they carry out, the impact they bring forward in helping with the discovery of life saving therapies and recent trends within the industry. They will also talk about their career paths and previous undertakings that brought them to where they are now, and tips on how to approach job applications within both the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Location: Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology
Time: Thursday, 20th of February, 6.15-7.30PM

Please register your attendance. Open to all students and early career scientists. A reception will follow. To keep updated about career and scientific events in STEM, join our society by visiting

Nessa Carson, High-Throughput Experimentation Chemist at Pfizer, Former Research Scientist at AMRI
Roger Wu, Chief Operating Officer at Consilient Health, Former Project Manager at GSK
Sam El Ajouz, Senior Scientist at Immunocore, Former Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Oxford