Careers in Your Ears

Careers in Your Ears

Latest Episodes

Series 10: Ep.4 - Research Funding from the Leverhulme Trust
April 19, 2024

In this episode, Dr. Sarah Burton, writer and researcher tells us about her career in education and about her experience of gaining funding from the Leverhulme Trust, what that meant to her and gives some tips on making an application. Many thanks to the

Series 10: Ep. 3 - Strategic Thinking in Your Academic Career
April 05, 2024

In this episode we are joined by Dr. Dmitry Kishkinev who is a lecturer in animal behaviour and behavioural neuroscience at Keele University. He tells us all about his career history, moving countries, the need to think strategically about your career and

Series 10: Ep2 Solving problems in academia, then in industry, and back again
March 22, 2024

I wanted to see what it was like in a different environment.For this episode, weve passed the mic to Lingxing Kong, a King's PhD student in his third year of research in Robotics, and an Inclusive Careers Education Ambassador (ICEA).Lingxing is j

Series 10: International Women's Day 2024 Special Episode
March 07, 2024

Were celebrating International Womens Day with a special episode and we're joined by Drs Amal Abuzainab, Lovelin Obi and Rokhshid Ghaziani who are all academic researchers, teachers and involved in many other things alongside their main careers. In

Series 9: Ep5 - From Policy to Professor with Michael Sanders
December 01, 2023

Join us for an inspiring chat with Professor Michael Sanders as he lets us in on his approach for getting things done in academia, the need for code-switching to develop a career in multiple sectors and how to view and use your own privilege to empower ot

Series 9: Ep4 - Researcher Mobility: "There's no experience that's not experience"
November 24, 2023

Can researcher career paths span academia and industry? Is it possible to simultaneously work in both? Dr. Lizzy Moyce, Arup's Research Development Manager and Careers Consultant Laura Johnson explore these oft-asked questions. Lizzy gives us her tips

Series 9: Ep3 - Sex Robots and Research
November 17, 2023

In this episode we meet Chloe Locatelli, a PhD student at King's College London, who is currently close to completing her thesis on sex technology. We speak about the importance of her feminist approach to research, why her research has a 'wow&#39

Series 9 EP:2 - From PhD to academic
November 10, 2023

In this episode, Dr. Pavan Mano tells us about his journey from PhD to research fellow and then to his current lecturing post at King's College London. Pavan tells us about the importance of using the support on offer to researchers (including mentori

Series 9: EP1 - Leading and Succeeding in Industry - Kinga Bercsenyi, previously a postdoc and now VP explains all
November 03, 2023

Kinga Bercsenyi is VP of Business Development at Arctoris and has never seen a job description. She also had no idea what she wanted to do after her PhD and says she has never attended a formal training course. And yet she has progressed rapidly in her ca

Series 8, Epsiode 3: Podcast Takeover: From Research Assistant to the Civil Service
June 23, 2023

This mini-series of Careers in Your Ears is hosted by King's PhDs and researchers. In this episode, Tisha Dasgupta, Research Assistantand PhD student in the Department of Womens & Childrens Health, School of Life Course and Population Sciences