Job Opportunities for International Researchers in Southern Europe

· London

Interested in exploring research opportunities in Southern Europe? Are you concerned about the impact of Brexit in the mobility of researchers between the UK and the EU? Then come to our London-based free event Job Opportunities for International Researchers in Southern Europe.

WHERE: Room 828, Institute of Education, UCL, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL
WHEN: Monday 29th April 2019, 18:00 – 21:00 GMT

The government agencies ACCIÓ (Government of Catalonia), Bizkaia Talent and Ikerbasque (Government of the Basque Country), FECYT (Government of Spain) and the Italian Embassy will present their Mobility and Talent Attraction Programmes, with applications opening later this year.

Furthermore, a roundtable will be held with representatives of Researchers Associations in the United Kingdom from Spain (SRUK/CERU), Italy (AISUK) and Portugal (PARSUK) to discuss the impact of Brexit on the international community of researchers in the UK and experiences about international mobility.

Finally, there will be a free Drinks & Networking session at UCL!

This event is totally free, and you can sign up here

PROGRAMME
18:00h – 18:30 Registration
18:30 – 18:35 Welcome and presentation by Oscar Martí, Director at ACCIÓ in London
18:35 – 19:25 Mobility Programmes for Researchers

  • Julia Strubell, Innovation Adviser at ACCIÓ in London
  • Iñigo Atxutegi, Managing Director at Ikerbasque
  • Ivan Jiménez, Managing Director at Bizkaia Talent
  • Cristina Gracia, International Projects at FECYT
  • Luisa Tondelli, Scientific Attachée at the Embassy of Italy in London

19:25 – 19:40 Roundtable on Brexit and Talent Mobility moderated by Iñigo Atxutegi, with Mr Sergio Pérez (Scientific Policy Director at SRUK/CERU), Prof Carla Molteni (Member of the Board of Directors at AISUK) and Dr Márcia Costa (Treasurer at PARSUK)
19:40 – 21:00 Drinks & Networking