Event by Novo Nordisk Foundation Science Cluster

    Cluster Days 2019 for Junior staff

    The Cluster Days are two days of intense networking and inspiration for and by staff at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centres, major Novo Nordisk Foundation investigator grant holders and Steno Diabetes Center researchers. The theme for the Cluster Days 2019 for junior staff is ‘Strategic career planning’. Major NNF grant programmes run for more than 3 years and have been awarded more than 9MDKK: Laureate Research Grant/Young Investigator Award/Hallas-Møller/Interdisciplinary Synergy/Challenge Programme/Distinguished Investigator/Tandem Programme/Research Infrastructure/Immuno-metabolism grant holders and “Investigator-initierede kliniske forsøg”.

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    28 November 2019


    Fatima Alatraktchi PhD and CEO of PreDiagnose
    Mike Young Editor, media studies lecturer, historian of ideas
    Lee Milligan Head of Global University Relations, Early Talent & Outreach, Novo Nordisk A/S

    Theme: Strategic career planning


    Registration deadline: November 14, 2019
    This day is by invitation only and registration is mandatory. Inquire with your Center administration or contact Sophie Labrosse at the Novo Nordisk Foundation for the registration link.


    1:00 pm Introduction by the Novo Nordisk Foundation
    1:15 pm Strategic career planning
    Petrina Knowles Gjelstrup, Head of P&O, Novo Nordisk Foundation, and Lene Oddershede, Head of Nat-Tech, Novo Nordisk Foundation
    2:15 pm Inspirational talk by Fatima Alatraktchi, PhD and CEO of PreDiagnose
    2:45 pm Break
    3:15 pm Break-out sessions about different career options:
    • Research policy making
    • Industry
    • Start-ups
    • Investment
    • Science communication
    4:15 pm Refreshments
    4:30 pm Flash sessions in plenary:
    • How to use social media for your science and career (Mike Young, Mike Young Academy)
    • CV workshop (Lee Milligan, Head of Global University Relations, Novo Nordisk A/S)
    6:00 pm Facilitated networking
    7:00 pm Dinner
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