Spotlight on Research Outside Academia | 2 Nov | 17.30 – 19.00 | FWB 1.16

The Spotlight Series is a set of panel events for King’s PhDs and research staff. Featuring employers, often alumni, who have PhDs, the panel seeks to give an insight into different sectors that are often attractive to people looking to move beyond academia. Attend to find out more, ask those questions and be inspired to think differently about your professional future. More details available at Case studies of other PhD and research staff alumni available at

2 Nov 2016 | 17.30 | FWB 1.16, Waterloo Campus


Sunish Patel Title: Senior Analytical Scientist at GSK PhD: Pharmaceutics and Drug Design from UCL Sunish’s PhD was a combination of drug discovery and drug delivery. During his PhD he developed new hydrophobic peptides and investigated their oral and SC delivery using polymeric nano particles.

Ruth Mokgogong Title: Health Outcomes Research Manager – Pfizer PhD: Neuropharmacology at University of Cambridge Ruth is part of the Health & Value Outcomes team at Pfizer, where she now focuses more upon public health than she did during her academic studies. Her work includes conducting research and analyses on clinical trials and observational studies. In addition she is also involved in health economics research.