ESF at ESOF 2010
The European Science Foundation is taking part in the EuroScience Open Forum 2010 in Torino, Italy from 2 to 7 July, with a particular focus on research careers. We will be involved in the following sessions:
Energy and Enthusiasm is Contagious: How Early Career Scientists can Help the World Reach Excellence in Science
Sunday 4 July, 10.30-11.45 Roma Room
Dr Paul Egerton from ESF joins a panel of speakers in a session organised by the Institute of Marine Research, Portugal.
Pizza with a Prof
Sunday 4 July, 13.00-14.00
Professor Marja Makarow, ESF Chief Executive, talks with young researchers over lunch.
Added Value of Structured Doctoral Training and Postdoctoral Mobility
Monday 5 July, 9.00-10.15 Atene Room
The PhD is evolving – hear researchers and European-level policymakers reflect on their experience, give their critique and possible solutions in a session led by Marja Makarow.
Is Tenure Track an Attraction for Young Principal Investigators?
Monday 5 July, 10.30-11.45 Atene Room
Marja Makarow chairs an exploration of researcher’s experiences of the academic career path, followed by insights into the wider implications of tenure track from European level decision-makers.
Career coaching for young researchers
Monday 5 July, 10.00-13.30 Booth 81
Career coaches Anouk Bogers and Brigitte Hertz offer advice and insight to final year PhD students and post-doc researchers looking to make their next move.
Do Companies need Mathematics?
Monday 5 July, 15.45-17.00 Roma Room
Find out about the potential innovation that could spring from better links between research in applied mathematics and companies, including insights from the forthcoming ESF Maths and Industry Forward Look. This session is convened in liaison with the European Mathematical Society.
ESF is a scientific partner of the open source online platform ESOF2010lab which enables young researchers to exchange experiences, views and advices with their colleagues all around Europe.