Science | Futures

Event Date November 22, 2017 11:50 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location – Alfred Russel Wallace building, Upper Glyntaff Campus

This event is for all final year Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science and Forensic Science students. An ideal time to kick-start your career, this event will give you a chance to explore the science sector, network with employers, and find out about opportunities available.


  • 11.50am – AW042 Large Lecture Theatre : ‘Welcome to Science Futures’.
  • 12.00-1.15pm – AW017/AW018/Pencil : Session 1: Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Science students – Meet the Employers. Networking opportunity to meet and talk to employers.

Break – 15 minutes

  • 1.30pm-2.00pm – AW042 Large Lecture Theatre : Session 2 : All students – Alumni Advice – Short presentations by USW science graduates. + Finding your Path – Professional development support from the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2.00pm-3.00pm – AW042 Large Lecture Theatre : Question Time – A career panel of science employers.

Break – 15 minutes

  • 3.15pm-4.30pm – AW017/AW018/Pencil : Session 3 : Forensic students – Meet the Employers Networking opportunity to meet and talk to employers.


Cellmark Forensic Services
A pioneer in the development of forensic services. From presenting the first DNA evidence at the Old Bailey in 1987 to providing comprehensive forensic casework for numerous high profile forensic cases, our innovative approach has established our reputation for quality and technical excellence.

Cutest Systems Ltd
We are a contract research organisation (CRO) based in Cardiff. Established over 30 years ago, it is the longest continually active CRO in the UK serving the beauty and healthcare industry. We test beauty and healthcare products on volunteers using biophysical clinical measurements, to help famous brands make product claims for advertising.

Eurofins Forensics
A European leader in Forensic DNA and Toxicology Testing. Eurofins Forensics serves the police and the legal sector, as well as industry and private clients. Our four Forensic Genetics and four Forensic Toxicology laboratories across Europe and Africa offer an extraordinary broad analytical portfolio.

Lextox Drug & Alcohol Testing is one of the UK’s leading specialist hair drug and alcohol testing laboratories accredited to ISO 17025 UKAS testing standards, and is trusted by over 7,000 family law solicitors & social workers. We are continually researching and developing new methods & services enabling our clients to receive the most appropriate scientific evidence for their casework.

Markes International Ltd
We are a manufacturer of scientific equipment for detecting ultra-low levels of chemicals in solids, liquids and gases. Established in 1997, Markes enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence, which stems from the expertise of its 120-strong workforce in Llantrisant, and also has facilities in Germany, USA and China.

PGCE Secondary Chemistry with Science Provider – Cardiff Metropolitan University
Recognised as being one of the largest centres of teacher education and training in the UK and providing Initial Teacher Education (ITE) provision for over 60 years, Cardiff Metropolitan offers PGCE Secondary programmes in Chemistry with Science.

PRA Health Sciences
We are one of the world’s leading global contract research organisations (CROs), providing outsourced clinical development services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Side by side with our clients, PRA strives to move drug discovery forward to help develop life-saving and life-improving drugs, providing one of the most flexible clinical development services modules.

Protherics UK Ltd, a BTG Company
An international specialist healthcare company with a focus on Interventional Medicine and Specialty Pharmaceuticals. We have over 1200 employees in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia engaged in commercial, R&D and manufacturing activities.

Reed Scientific
We are a recruitment agency specialising in areas that include Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Petrochemicals, Clinical, Environmental and Contract Testing. Our expert consultants cover temporary and permanent recruitment, including the graduate job market.

Royal Society of Chemistry
With over 54,000 members, RSC is an internationally renowned publisher of high quality chemical science knowledge and the professional body for chemists in the UK, with a reputation as an influential champion for the chemical sciences.

South Wales Police, Forensic Science & Investigations Unit
A collaborative unit serving both South Wales and Gwent Police Forces, dealing with forensic examinations in-house speeding up the investigation of many crimes. The staff within this department range from Crime Scene Investigators, Assistant Crime Scene Investigators and Volume Crime Scene Investigators.

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