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MentLife, Lars Erik, September 25, 2013

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MentLife, Lars Erik, September 25, 2013

  1. 1. Welcome to MentLife Mentor/Mentee meeting Pufendorf Institute, Lund University September 25, 2013 Lee Sept 2013
  2. 2. MentLife A mentorship program for PhD students in LifeScience areas • Coordinated with PhD students representing the Medical Faculty, Faculty of Science and LTH • The project will provide the participants with a great opportunity for personal development • Understanding of work, research and how it is performed in industry. Career paths • This project will increase the collaboration between academia and industry and we will be able to work in synergy with our national and international networks. Lee May 2013
  3. 3. Mentor program 2013-2014 • 2013, May 27 application will be open. Limited number of attendees. • 2013, August/September. Start of program. • Individual meetings mentor/menteé • Three common meetings. • End May 2014. Evaluation and feed back. Lee Sept 2013
  4. 4. Agenda • Introduction and objectives: Lars Erik Edholm • Presentation of participants: All • Mentorship: Cecilia AgrellResponsible for designing and executing training programs for academic staff (post-docs to professors) in leadership, career promotion and organizational development. • Career paths: Three volunteers • Communication: Bo Andersson, Bo Servenius • Light meal and mingle Sept 2013
  5. 5. MentLife Industry Academia MediconVillage International National MVA Mentor4Research LUIS The Academy of Pharmaceutical sciences Mentoring Seminars Network Lee May 2013
  6. 6. MentLife -Mentors Are recruited from scientists with a PhD degree and currently working in industry or academia or are senior scientists They are specialists or leaders of research and have experience in collaborative work with academia. They have an extensive network in industry and academia on a national as well as international level. We are doing this because we feel strongly that the collective experience we have as scientists in leading positions is not used in an effective way to support students and collaboration with industry. This initiative will have spin off effects for example finding talented researchers and support of small build up companies. Lee May 2013
  7. 7. Seminars at Medicon Village 2013/2014 • May 27, 2013 • Nov 6, 2013. Drug Discovery, Development and Trends • Building your own business. Inspirational talks • Functional food and health • Big Pharma. Academic collaboration. Postdoc programmes. Lee Sept 2013
  8. 8. Who is who MentLife • • • • • Lars Erik Edholm Victor Abrahamsson Kerstin Johnsson Emelie Karnevi Mentors Chair Faculty of Science LU The PhD section at TLTH Faculty of Medicine Lee May 2013

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