Black In Academia: The Careers Seminar Series

by | May 17, 2021 | Events, Workshops/training | 0 comments

Connecting Black academics with industry professionals to gain practical steps for careers in academia and beyond.

This free seminar series is running over the next couple of months and has been arranged by The University of Cambridge Postdoc Academy (

The topics are as follows:

Getting Published: A roadmap to journals & academic book publishing – Wednesday, May 19, 1 PM BST


Dr Madeline Kennedy-Macfoy – European Journal of Women’s Studies

Delayna Spencer  – SAGE Publishing

Justine Hope – SAGE Publishing

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Rethinking Post-PhD Careers: Alternative paths in academia and research – Wednesday, 16 June, 5 PM BST


Dr. Muna Abdi (MA Education Consultancy)

Dr. Sonia Nelson (Wiley, Chemistry)

Professor Chris Jackson (EarthArXiv & University of Manchester)

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Writing winning grants for STEM – Wednesday, July 7, 5 PM BST


Karen Devine (British Ecological Society)

Shomari Lewis-Wilson (Wellcome)

Jackie Jones (Wiley)

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Writing winning grants for arts, humanities, & social sciences – Wednesday July 14, 5 PM BST


Catherine Souch (Royal Geographical Society)

Professor Simon Swain or Professor Katherine Ellis (The British Academy, Research and Higher Education Policy)

Anna O’Brien

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