About the King’s Research Consultancy
The King’s Research Consultancyis a programme offering PhDs (post-upgrade) the opportunity to consult on a specific research project within a department at King’s College London, or with an external organisation.
You can benefit from this scheme by:
Gaining advanced levels of work-based experiential learning and build on research, analytical and project management skills.
Having access to pre-consultancy training and support from King’s Careers & Employability, if required.
Having the opportunity to apply your PhD subject knowledge to a commercial project, impacting significantly and tangibly on organisational or departmental outcomes.
King’s College London Innovation Forum, King’s College London Health and Life Science Enterprise Committee and Entrepreneurship have put together a unique opportunity for you to use your problem-solving skills to come up with solutions to tackle global health challenges we face today. The event is free and open to all at KCL. This special event offers you the opportunity to:
Develop ideas in teams to tackle health challenges including (but not limited to) obesity, antimicrobial drug resistance, diabetes and cancer.
Receive feedback on the idea from a panel of experts from PwC, QuintilesIMS etc.
Present your idea to a panel of judges with expertise in global health from leading organisations including GSK.
Each participant will receive a certificate and have chance to win a prize!
If you don’t have an idea or a team, don’t worry just come along and the organisers will assist you in finding a team. If you cannot participate in the workshop, you can still attend the final team presentation. There will be a reception with free food and drinks, plus the opportunity to build your professional networks and develop contacts that may be beneficial for the next step in your career.
KERN is an exciting new collaboration which launched in October 2016. KERN aims to foster a growing community of researchers interested in developing, sharing and celebrating their public engagement practice at King’s. The Engaged Researcher meetings and events are aimed at students, researchers and clinical staff at King’s College London. The idea behind KERN is to create a social network for researchers interested in engaging different audiences with their research. They also share monthly newsletters with opportunities to get involved, information on funding, resources and sharing examples of good practice.
RUNNING THE KERN – WORKSHOP
Interested in running the KERN? The why not go along to their brainstorm workshop & decide how the KERN should run in 2017/18 (there will be cake!). Sign up here. (places limited)
If you are interested in enhancing your CV and developing your engagement experience, make sure you don’t miss out on this opportunity.
21 March 2017 | 2-4pm | Council Room | Free
CALLING ALL SCIENCE BUSKERS!
Did you attend KERN’s ‘How to make a busk’ workshop in Feb? The Crick has an exciting call out for science buskers!
Goodenough College, founded in 1930, provides private residential accommodation for postgraduate students and their families. Located in Bloomsbury, London, Goodenough is home to students from all over the world studying at universities across London. Additional information on Goodenough College can be found at here.
Goodenough College has hosted 6 previous TEDx events, and this year’s event will take place onSaturday, 20 May 2017and is focused on the theme of [R]evolution.
From the gradual and continuous development that necessitates evolution, to the abrupt and sudden change that constitutes revolution, TEDxGoodenoughCollege will explore how and why the world and its inhabitants are constantly changing, and where this may lead us.
For more information about the event, including highlights from last year’s event, please see thewebsite.
Goodenough College is currently looking for extraordinary speakers to share their ideas at this event. If you would like to speak at the TEDxGoodEnoughCollege event then why not apply? You can find theapplication form here. The deadline is 23:59, on 28 February 2017.