From Liverpool to Impact: Career from academia to industry.

2:00pm - 3:00pm / Friday 27th May 2022
Type: Lecture / Category: Public / Series: Making an Impact 2022
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A career in research need not tie you down, as Liverpool alumni Lydia Brown can demonstrate. After completing a BVSc at Liverpool, Lydia went on to a PhD at Stirling and then held research, technical and commercial positions at universities, Contract Research Organisations and veterinary pharmaceutical companies. Join this session for advice on a varied and successful career, whatever your current area of research.

Dr Lydia Brown MBE

Dr Lydia Brown MBE Lydia qualified from Liverpool as a vet in 1978 and then went to the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling where she obtained a PhD in aquatic veterinary studies.

Her varied career developed through working for feed companies, contract research organisations, veterinary pharmaceutical companies and teaching and research at Mississippi State University.

Along the way she acquired an MBA, became President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (1998/99), President of the Veterinary benevolent Fund (2006-14) and Managing Director of PHARMAQ Ltd in the UK (2000-2010). She was Vice Chair of Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (2010-16) and is currently a Director at Strameno.