7 May 2020 09:00 – 17:00 (GMT)

One-day workshop – online booking required.

This one-day workshop is aimed principally at advanced PhD students and early post-docs. The event will review the key skills and knowledge that can enhance prospects for establishing a career in conservation science. The day will be structured around a series of talks and tasks facilitated by experts in their field, designed to promote active learning experiences and maximise networking opportunities for all. Topics will include: applying for an academic position; understanding funding options; working outside academia; and building an online profile/disseminating research outputs. Delegates will have an opportunity to hear about the career paths of researchers who work both in and outside academia. The day will conclude with a short workshop on scientific writing, providing tips on how to choose among possible journals, and discussing the peer-review and publication process.

Registration is now open


Ticket prices

  • Adult: £25
  • Student: £20
  • ZSL Staff, Members and Fellows:£20
  • Ticket prices include refreshments and lunch

Facilitators will include:

  • Dr Samuel Merson, Project Coordinator – Mongolia, Conservation & Policy, ZSL
  • Dr Dani Rabaiotti, Researcher, Author and Science Communicator, Institute of Zoology, ZSL


  • Venue: Huxley Lecture Theatre at the Meeting Rooms of the Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, NW1 4RY. See map.
  • Underground: Camden Town Station; Nearest bus: no. 274.


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