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Careers in Your Ears

The Careers Podcast for PhD Students and Research Staff at King's College London.

Last Episode Date: 17 May 2024

Total Episodes: 59

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17 May 2024
Series 10: Ep6 Narrative CVs Demystified

“Narrative CVs are an attempt to be able to surface all of the things which academics do in a structured way.” We would like to invite all researchers and their supporters, developers and enablers to build their awareness of Narrative CVs (NCV) with this podcast episode....

34 min
3 May 2024
Series 10: Ep5 UKRI Future Leaders Fellow - the highs and lows of fellowship applications

'It's really an art' - join us for an enjoyable and informative conversation with Antonio Forte about the ups and downs of applying for fellowships, the importance of resilience and building a supportive network and the joy of thinking outside the box (and how...

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

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 Trust for introducin...

22 min
5 April 2024
Series 10: Ep. 3 - Strategic Thinking in Your Academic Career

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 the support he has ...

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

“I wanted to see what it was like in a different environment.” For this episode, we’ve 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 joined by Dr E...

25 min
7 March 2024
Series 10: International Women's Day 2024 Special Episode

We’re celebrating International Women’s 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 a very upliftin...

31 min
1 December 2023
Series 9: Ep5 - From Policy to Professor with Michael Sanders

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 others. Michael demons...

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

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 on leveraging tra...

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

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' factor and how ...

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

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 mentoring, careers advice ...

31 min
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