Innovative Researchers: Breakfast with Professor Kai Bongs

Watson Building - 310
Tuesday 19th February 2019 (10:00-11:00)
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Come and hear how Kai Bongs, Professor of Cold Atom Physics & Director of UK Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology is creating innovative inventions for real-world application across a wide range of sectors in collaboration with industry.

The Innovative Researcher series features University of Birmingham PhD alumni and academics who are making an impact with their research in innovative and practical ways. In this informal, friendly environment you will hear first-hand how exciting, challenging and rewarding innovative research practice is.

You will also discover the skills and expertise you are developing through your degree, which makes you more attractive to employers and more successful in your research.

Please note this event is for Postgraduate Researchers only.

Event objectives

This event aims to provide:

  • Inspiration for current postgraduate researchers interested in innovative and impactful research practices
  • Information regarding career options, insight into specific careers and top tips on how to get there
  • A friendly, inclusive, interdisciplinary community of aspiring innovative researchers
  • A platform for discussion of the usefulness of enterprise skills in all research career paths


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