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Your journey from Science PhD to rewarding non-academic careers

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Martin DelahuntyFounder & Managing Director, InspiringSTEM

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Discover opportunities beyond academia

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1 hour

English

video

Certificate on completion

Online, On-demand learning

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8 modules

What you learn

You will get practical insights and case studies into five potential transition pathways from academic research to successful knowledge-based careers

You will understand the job requirements in these areas which draw heavily on your PhD skills and experience

You will know more about real-life people who have made the transition from PhD but who still remain connected with advancing the scientific endeavor

Description

Today’s world is one where science career pathways are significantly more complex and diverge more widely from traditional pathways. Your PhD qualification can take you in many potential directions. In this course, Martin will share with you is a pathway towards knowledge-based careers with a PhD as a core requirement. These are rewarding and varied careers options that will utilize your PhD skills and capabilities. This course will share practical insights and case studies into five potential transition pathways from academic research to successful knowledge-based careers—Academic publishing, Science communications including journalism, Information management, Scientific writing and, Technology start-ups.

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Modules

LECTURE 1 |Video

Course objectives

6 mins

LECTURE 2 |Video

Bridging the skills gap

9 mins

LECTURE 3 |Video

Academic publishing

8 mins

LECTURE 4 |Video

Science communications

10 mins

LECTURE 5 |Video

Information management

14 mins

LECTURE 6 |Video

Scientific communications & writing

5 mins

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Instructor (1)

Martin Delahunty - R Upskill Training Instructor

Martin Delahunty

Founder & Managing Director, InspiringSTEM

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Martin Delahunty is a former Global Director with Nature Publishing Group and in 2017, he founded InspiringSTEM Consulting. He gained a Degree in Natural Sciences from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters in Business Administration from the Open University. He transitioned early from a science career pathway to academic publishing, and has now accumulated over 30 years’ experience. As a…

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