This year’s GRADnet Summer School will focus on where your physics might take you.
Date: 4-7 July 2016, 09:30-17:00
Venue and Accommodation: Herstmonceux Castle, Herstmonceux, Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN. For directions see here.
Register here. (logon to the VRE first) Registration deadline Friday, 3 June. All accommodation, meals and reasonable travel expenses are covered by SEPnet.
The summer school will provide you with an exciting opportunity to interact with employers from leading companies through interactive workshops, presentations and poster sessions. By the end of this summer school you will have expanded your skills and have the ability to apply them more broadly. You will also develop your analytical, problem-solving skills, and your ability to present persuasively to a diverse audience. These are skills that will help you succeed in your doctoral research and your viva, as well as in interviews and future employment.
Participating companies include:
- Airbus Defence and Space
- Amec Foster Wheeler
- Centre for Applied Science and Technology, Home Office
- InSync Technology
- Knowledge Transfer Network
- Met Office
- MR Solutions
- Observatory Science Centre
- WP Thompson.
The GRADnet Summer School is open to all Physics postgraduate research students across the nine partner institutions of SEPnet. Approximately 5 places per institution are available but priority will be given to final year students in the event it is over subscribed.
This workshop contributes 8 hours towards physics skills training and 4 hours towards professional skills training.