11 November 2022

How to take your career to the next level

SEC Group webinar on career progression

Starting a new role is always difficult, but how do you make the right decisions and choices to progress your career?

Join past and current Student & Early Career Committee Chairs as they discuss the advice they followed and how they made their career choices.

Speakers

Dr Kate Thornton CEng CSci FIMMM

Dr Kate Thornton CEng CSci FIMMM

President 2023-2024

Dr Sam Cruchley CEng FIMMM

Dr Sam Cruchley CEng FIMMM

University of Birmingham

Mr Martyn Jones CEng FIMMM

Mr Martyn Jones CEng FIMMM

Chair, IOM3 Members' Board, Rolls-Royce plc

Dr Aimee Goodall CSci MIMMM

Dr Aimee Goodall CSci MIMMM

Chair, SECC, TATA Steel

Event co-ordinator

Dr Ilija Rasovic MIMMM

Dr Ilija Rasovic MIMMM

Vice-Chair, SECC, University of Birmingham

Ilija is a Lecturer at the University of Birmingham. He earned his MEng in Materials Science from Corpus Christi College, Oxford, followed by a DPhil in Materials from St Cross College, Oxford. His primary research interests focus on fullerenes and supramolecular systems with particular application in biomedical contexts.

Ilija is an award-winning science communicator, having won IOM3’s international Literature Review Prize in 2016 and finishing second in the Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition in 2017, amongst receiving other best talk prizes at international conferences and scientific meetings. He is also currently Advanced Materials Engineer at P1 Graphene Solutions, having previously worked on placement at Jaguar Land Rover and as a CNC miller for Lesk Engineers.

Ilija is involved in numerous outreach and engagement activities as a STEM ambassador and is committed to both championing Materials Science as a subject and inspiring students of all backgrounds to pursue further study at university. He is a trustee of the newly formed charity, Break Off Labs, whose aim is to widen participation in STEM research.

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