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Blog Posts

Blog posts consist of:
  1. Profiles which allow you to learn more about successful PhD-minded entrepreneurs that have made an important impact in Canada.
  2. Synopses and recaps of events.
  3. Articles for general interest.
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Read on to learn about some the work S2BN has done to help highly qualified personnel in their career development!

October 31, 2019

To kickstart an evening event on Queen’s University campus, Alex Lang showcased the unorthodox career path he took from PhD graduate to securing his position as manager at the largest pharmaceutical company in Canada. Although sitting with Janssen as the Manager of Medical Information for Oncology and Haematology, Alex explained that his career journey was akin to that of “drunk bumble bee” and no...

October 23, 2019

On September 25, 2019, the S2BN’s Toronto Chapter hosted an event on “Careers in Science Communication” in collaboration with the University of Toronto’s Life Sciences Career Development Society (LSCDS). The event was held at the University of Toronto and attended by over 100 graduate students.

Speaker Backgrounds

Four speakers provided insights into their careers in science communications and share...

October 6, 2019

On the 1st of October, the Guelph Chapter S2BN invited Nezar Rghei, MSc, and Mathew Platt, PhD, to share their experiences and advice with graduate students at the University of Guelph.

Firstly, Nezar Rghei, who is the VP of Strategic Partnerships at Ontario Genomics, shared his experiences of immigrating to Canada and the educational path that he chose. He discussed the importance of industry to s...

October 4, 2019

Marvin Ferrer, a policy analyst at Natural Resources Canada (NRC), joined graduate students at an information session about his experience transitioning from a PhD into a career in government.

Marvin completed his PhD in Reproductive Anatomy Laboratory at Queen’s University as health science provided him with a sense of “doing good” – a quality that also aligned with his other interests, government...

On September 11, 2019, students at the University of Alberta had the pleasure of hosting Scott Jamieson for a seminar on the Quality Management in Clinical Research (QMCR) unit at University of Alberta and to learn about career opportunities in this field. 

​As the director of Clinical Operations, Clinical Research Unit Edmonton (CRUE) and QMC...

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