Spotlight on Dov Stekel

What was your career pathway leading to your current role? My early career – between completing my PhD (1997) and having my first academic job (Lecturer at University of Birmingham in 2004) – was not conventional. After my PhD, I didn’t do a PostDoc, but got a job in R&D in a large pharmaceutical company …

Spotlight on Emma Weston- Associate Professor in Food Science

On this blog we are publishing career profiles that spotlight colleagues in the School of Biosciences. This week Emma Weston, Associate Professor in Food Science, speaks about her unconventional route to her current role. . What was your career pathway leading to your current role? After finishing my Master’s degree I still did not know …

Spotlight on Christie Siettou- Assistant Professor in Agriculture

    In the latest of our profiles of career pathways of colleagues in the School of Biosciences, Dr Christie Siettou, Assistant Professor in Agriculture, speaks about her academic development and the challenges that she has hurdled on her way to her role in the School. What was your career pathway leading to your current …

Spotlight on: Kirsten Whitehead, Chair of Biosciences EDI Committee

What was your career pathway leading to your current role? I started my career as a dietitian back in the 1980s. I worked in the NHS for over 20 years in a variety of roles, both hospital and community-based. I think including my current role I’ve had 11 different jobs. I’ve also managed to do …