Events

To stay up to date on events, join the SOPS listserv and join our Facebook group.

SOPS organizes a wide variety of professional development and social events throughout the year. In addition, In June of each year we hold a Research Symposium open to graduate student and postdoc presenters.

Events are open to all but tend to be especially interesting to postdoctoral scholars and fellows, visiting fellows, and upper-level graduate students.

 

UK's Provost, Dr. Tim Tracy, speaks to postdoctoral scholars about academic leadership during a SOPS professional development seminar. Photo by Dr. Ellen Crocker

Types of events:

  • Social: Network with other UK postdocs
  • Professional development workshops: Faculty members will give lectures about important skills to make your postdoc successful and how to prepare for future careers.
  • Seminar series: A chance for postdocs to practice their speaking skills. A great way to prepare for a conference or job talk.

Fall 2017 SOPS professional development event: “Science and the Media” by Dr. Lance Johnson.

 

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