Speakers announced for Gates career webinar

  • September 12, 2011
Speakers announced for Gates career webinar

Five international speakers will take part in the 8th October career webinar.

An international panel of speakers will take part in a Gates webinar on career development, continuing research and networking on 8th October.

The webinar, the second in a series of talks for scholars on career development, will be moderated by Gates alumni, Pradipta Biswas and Rose Spear.

The keynote speaker is Pat Langdon, Senior Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge. The panellists, who will be questioned by the moderators and will then take questions from the audience are:

Dan Greenfield, Director of Fonleap Ltd, Cambridge
Andrew Robertson, Chief Policy Officer, BIO Ventures for Global Health, US
Ivy Chia, Policy Officer at the Council of Private Education, Singapore
Maja Milicevic, Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics, Belgrade

The webinar starts at 14.00 BST [09.00 EST] and will last approximately 90 minutes. Further queries could be directed to Prapidta Biswas at pb400@cam.ac.uk.

To join the discussion, please sign up at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/667238814

More information

Picture credit: www.freedigitalphotos.net and jscreationzs

Latest News

Bridging the public health data gap

When Anwesha Lahiri  [2021] was doing her master’s fieldwork in India, she visited a tribal village in a remote area on top of a mountain between two districts. Only around 500 people lived there and there was no proper road leading to the village. At the heart of the problem was the dangerous ascent needed […]

Tracing the origins of our political beliefs

What makes some people more vulnerable to extremism than others? How do we build cognitive resilience against extreme ideologies? And how does the brain react to misinformation on social media? These are some of the key political questions that political neuroscientist Leor Zmigrod [2016] is exploring, putting the science into our understanding of radicalisation.   Leor […]

A leading woman in STEAM

A Gates Cambridge Scholar has been selected as one of the 75 leading women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics in India. Yama Dixit will feature in the second edition of the book She Is, published by the Red Dot Foundation in partnership with the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India to mark 75 […]

Tackling the obesity epidemic in Africa

When she left school, Paula-Peace James-Okoro [2022] intended to become a medical doctor, but after starting a degree in Biochemistry she discovered a passion for the subject and for using it to address one of the major health challenges facing Africa – obesity. She says: “In Africa, the rates of metabolic diseases, like obesity and […]