Additional Reading

Starting a Career in Academia 

Academic Career Paths - Considering an Academic Career? (University of Oxford)

Pursuing An Academic Career (Vitae)

Personal, Academic and Career Development in Higher Education by Arti Kumar

Staying in Academia (University of Bristol)

How to build a better PhD (Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science)

Career Information

Careers and Professional Development in Biology (Royal Society of Biology)

Careers in Biomedical Science (Institute of Biomedical Science)

Careers in Psychology (The British Psychological Society)

Career Information in Pharmacy (Royal Pharmaceutical Society)

Careers in Audiology (British Academy of Audiologists)

Careers in Optics (General Optical Council)


Tips and Techniques for More Confident and Compelling Presentations (2nd March 2015, Stanford Business)

Ten Ways to Make Lectures More Dynamic (BBC Active)

Recruitment and Selection

A head for hiring: the behavioural science of recruitment and selection (August 2015, CIPD)

How to recognise and overcome your unconscious bias (14th December 2015, The Guardian)

Women in STEMM

Where are all the female innovators? (13th April 2015)

Promoting Diversity in Molecular Biosciences (Biochemical Society)

Meet 12 women in STEMM who just broke the glass ceiling (25th May 2015, Huffington Post)

The ‘leaky pipeline’ of women in science (14th February 2014, The Telegraph)

Parents still a major influence on child’s decision to pursue science careers (February 21st 2010, Science Daily)

Women in the STEM workforce (7th September 2015, WISE)

Research into Engineering: Gender/Perception/Education (Engineering UK)

Women in Work

CBI Submission to Women and Equalities Committee Gender Pay Gap Inquiry (Confederation of British Industry)

Attitudes in the Workplace: A study of sexism and discrimination in the workplace (WorldplayZinc)