Skip to content
Back to events

GW4 PGR and ECR Webinar: Careers Beyond Academia

GW4 PGR and ECR Webinar: Careers Beyond Academia

For the first event in our PGR and ECR career webinar series, come and discover more about the career options open to researchers beyond academia on Thursday 5 May, from 12.30-2pm.

The online panel will share their career journey, highlight both the rewards and challenges of working beyond academia, and how they have used the skills gained through research in other contexts. There will also be a Q&A session.



  • Dr Morag Hunter - Senior Research Scientist (cell biology and pharmacologist), AstraZeneca
  • Dr Carina Fraser - Health Technology Assessment Manager, Cardiff University
  • Jonathan Abrahams - Bioinformatician, Oxford Nanopore Technologies
  • Ricardo Diaz de Leon Ortega, Senior Scientist 1 at Sygnature Discovery


  • Dr Caitlin McDonald – Digital Anthropologist, Leading Edge Forum
  • Lauren Ellse - Business Pre-Incubation Manager (QUEST) and Community Manager for Bristol Grid
  • Samantha Wratten - Manager, Strategic Consulting, Patient-Centred Solutions, IQVIA

To receive the Zoom link please book via Eventbrite.

University of Bath
University of Bristol
Cardiff University
University of Exeter