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Student & Early-Career Entomologist event 'Ento Careers' (online)

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 10:00 to Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 16:00

 

Day 1 Wednesday 17th March:

  • Session 1: Innovation in Entomology
    • Leading entomologists working in industry talk about the diverse paths an entomological career can take you (Syngenta, Spotta, Oxitec and The Bugfarm). Q&A following talks.
    • Exciting insect-inspired design activity (with prizes!)
  • Session 2: Presidents of Entomology
    • Prof. Helen Roy, current President of The Royal Entomological Society, explores how entomology and the scientific community has changed over the years with this timely roundtable discussion. Q&A following talks.
  • Evening networking and entomology quiz (with prizes!)

Day 2 Thursday 18th March:

  • Session 1: Equality and Diversity in Entomology
    • Leading intellectuals discuss their entomological research and personal journey to becoming entomologists
    • A roundtable discussion with these speakers will detail the key social issues in entomology, highlight resources for entomologists seeking support groups, and discuss how to make entomology a more inclusive and diverse place for all.
    • Equality and Diversity breakout room networking. Discuss your journey to becoming an entomologist!
  • Event wrap-up.

Breaks will be spread liberally throughout the event.

 

Register with the webform, meeting joining links will be sent out a few days before to all those who register.

 

Convenors:

Manuela Carnaghi, University of Greenwich, M.Q.Carnaghi@greenwich.ac.uk 

Charlie Woodrow, University of Lincoln charlie.woodrow@gmail.com

Max Tercel, Cardiff University tercelm@cardiff.ac.uk

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