AHECS Conference – Developing future-ready researchersMay 2018
The programme of keynote presentations and parallel workshops focused on internships and workplace learning opportunities, in addition to international mobility. There was also a closed panel session involving representatives from the key stakeholder national and international organisations.
Mobility Beyond Academia
Dr Conor O'Carroll, Independent Consultant (formerly Research Director of the IUA and Chair European Steering Group on Human Resources and Mobility 2012-2017)
Dr Conor O’Carroll, Independent Consultant (formally Research Director of the IUA and Chair European Steering Group on Human Resources and Mobility 2012-2017)
Unlocking the triple helix: University, industry and government collaboration to drive innovation
Lissa Matyas, Vice President, International Partnerships, MITACS, Canada
'Capturing Talent - What businesses want from Postgraduates
Tony Donohoe, Head of Social and education Policy, IBEC, Ireland.
Powerpoint Presentations are also available from the conference website.
Kerry Wright, Postgraduate Placement Manager, Financial Business Services, University of Nottingham, UK
Sarah Ryan, Careers Counsellor for Higher Degree Research Students, University of Wollongong, Australia.
An Irish model of developing the employability of STEM PhDs at Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC)
Bruce Harper, Education and Public Engagement Officer, University of Limerick, Ireland and Vivek Verma, PhD Candidate.
Facilitated by Dr Conor O’Carroll, this group encompassed the main stakeholders from higher education, funders, student and researcher representative bodies and industry in Ireland, Europe, Canada and Australia.