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Effective Communication: Selling Your Skills and Experience
When May 16, 2018
from 08:45 AM to 01:30 PM
Where Robinson College, Grange Road, CB3 9AN, Cambridge
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Interested in food? Are you an early career researcher at Cambridge University? Could your research be relevant to the food sector?

Come to our free training workshop FOOD FUTURES (Part 1) Effective Communication: Selling Your Skills and Experience. The event is co-organised by CambPlants Hub, Cambridge Global Food Security and the Bioscience Impact Team. 

Download the event poster here (PDF).


8:45     Registration

9:00     Welcome: Professor Howard Griffiths (Co-Chair, Cambridge Global Food Security IRC) 

9:15     Introduction to the series of Food Future events 

9:30     Food industry trends and challenges: Imran Afzal, Senior R&D Manager, External Innovation, PepsiCo

10:00   Intellectual Property: What to be aware of when talking about your research: Amanda Wooding, Cambridge Enterprise

10:30   Presenting your research effectively: Lucinda Spokes, Public Engagement & Festival Manager, University of Cambridge; and Sarah Cruise, Eloquential.

11:00    Coffee break

11:30    Workshop: Practise your Communication Skills: led by Lucinda Spokes and Sarah Cruise

12:45    Lunch and Networking

13:30    END

Registration to the event is now open. Book you place here!


This event is free to attend because of generous funding we've received from the Isaac Newton Trust and the BBSRC.

If you register but can no longer attend you must give us at least 3 days' prior notice, so your place can be offered to someone else. If you fail to do this you will be charged a fee of £50.