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Educators Networking Webinar Series - Practical Skills for a Career in Drug Discovery

Hear from industry placement supervisors from AstraZeneca, BenevolentAI and Sosei Hepatres who will share and discuss the practical skill requirements and hear the experience of undergradutes who completed a placement year.

28 Sep 2022

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  • Overview
  • Event programme

The British Pharmacological Society is pleased to present a series of free webinars for anyone interested in the delivery of pharmacology education.

The series will include talks from invited speakers, covering subjects like professional development opportunities for educators, and support on teaching difficult topics with the aim of sharing best practice. The series also provides delegates with the chance to review and feedback on the Society’s undergraduate core curriculum.

Each 1-hour webinar will include talks, discussions and Q&A elements to allow everyone to get the most from the session.

In this session, which will run on 28 September 2022 from 13:00 to 14:00, we will hear from industry placement supervisors from Benevolent AI, Sosei Heptares and AstraZenca who will discuss the practical skill requirements and the experiences of undergraduates who completed a placement year. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the team at

Please note: You will need to register for each webinar separately. Registration for future webinars will be made available shortly.


Visit the registration page for Educators Networking Webinar Series - Practical Skills for a Career in Drug Discovery

13:00 - 13:15
Different careers for BSc pharmacology in drug discovery and Q&A session
Presented by Dr Carrie Larner - AstraZeneca

13:15 - 13:30
Industry placement supervisor experiences - practical skills and some of the expected knowledge and Q&A session
Presented by Dr Michael Ho - BenevolentAI

13:30 - 13-45
Students feedback from industry placement experience
Presented by Dr Kirstie Bennett - Sosie Heptares

13:45 - 13:55
Discussions and extended Q&A

13:55 - 14:00
Round up and Closing Remarks
Professor Steve Tucker, VP Academic Development, British Pharmacological Society