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FIMMPOD Events and Activities for 2017

Upcoming events are listed below:

Brown Bag Career Lunch discussions and the Welcome Back Ice Cream Social are held in the second floor kitchen area at FIMM. The Coffee Talk with Docents and Community Discussions will be held in the third floor kitchen area at FIMM from January 2017 onwards, unless otherwise advertised.

Links to current and past FIMMPOD events lists can be found here: Spring 2017, Autumn 2016, Spring 2016, Autumn 2015, Spring 2015, Autumn 2014.

June

  • 8-9 June: FIMM Retreat
  • 13 June at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Elisabeth Widen, FIMM Group Leader
  • 15 June at 14:00: Coffee Talk with Docents with Outi Monni, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Research Programs Unit/Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki
  • 19 June at 10:00-12:00: Forum for feedback on grant application ideas held in the medium meeting room (please email milla.kibble@helsinki.fi by 12th June if you wish to attend)
  • 22 June at 12:00-13:00: Peer support session focusing on supervision held in the third floor meeting room D307a

May

  • 4 May at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Samuel Myllykangas, Ph.D., Head of R&D and Operations, Blueprint Genetics
  • 16 May: Call closes for Expressions of Interest for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships

April

  • Call opens for Expressions of Interest for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships
  • 5 April at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Pia Annunen, Ph.D., Medical Director, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • 7 April at 9-16 in D307a: Elements of Successful Supervision workshop with Sanna Vehviläinen, Professor of Career and Study Counselling at the University of Eastern Finland
  • 10 April at 12:00: Community Lunch Discussion on Gender and Unbiased Recruitment

March

  • 2 March at 12:30: FIMMPOD members’ experiences of mentoring and the grant application exchange programme, Carina von Schantz-Fant and Jennifer Devlin
  • 9 March at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Salla Laine, Ph.D., Project Manager, Partner, Aurexel Life Sciences
  • 20 March at 9:30 - 15:30 in D307a: Polished Presentation: Professional Writing workshop (one-on-one writing coaching on 22 and 23 March)

February

  • POSTPONED! 3 February at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Chris Fogarty, Senior Associate Consultant, Bain and Company Nordic
  • 6-8 February: Writing Days at Tvärminne

January

  • 20 January at 11.30-12.30: Community discussion on Balancing Professional Life with Personal Life, FIMM 3rd floor meeting room D307a

FIMMPOD Events and Activities for 2016:

December

  • 14 December at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Sari Löytökorpi, Policy Analysis Unit, Prime Minister's Office
  • 9 December at 11-13: Glögi and Holiday Lunch at the lunch cafeteria Felis, Mäntytie 11

November

  • 14 November at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Kimmo Jaakkola and Heli Suila, Fimea
  • 10-11 November: Understanding and Developing my Leadership Skills workshop with Hilde Janssens, Trainer and Mentor in Science.
  • 9 November at 12:00: Community Discussion on experiences of mentoring and being mentored with Jaakko Kaprio (FIMM)
  • 7 November at 11:00: Coffee Talk with Docents with Jing Tang (FIMM)

October

  • 25 October at 12:00: CV Clinic with Leena Itkonen, Career Counselor, M.Soc.Sci, Career Services, University of Helsinki
  • 18 October at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Antti Hautaniemi, Science Advisor, Academy of Finland

September

  • 22 September at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Kimmo Pitkänen, PhD, Director; Helsinki Biobank

August

  • 26 August at 14:00: Welcome Back Ice Cream social
  • 22 August: FIMM Meets Pharma event, co-organised by FIMMPOD
  • 9 August at 12:00: Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Emmy Verschuren, FIMM Group Leader

June

  • 21 June 9:30-11.30 in Seminar Room 1-2 (BM1) - Self Defence Course with Darlene Koskinen, Black belt, 3rd dan Kimora Shukokai International
  • 10 June 13-15 - FIMMPOD kids at FIMM

 

May

  • 18-20 May - Writing Days at Tvärminne
  • 17 May at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career lunch discussion with Ella Bingham, PhD, Docent, Vice Director of Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT).
  • 3 May at 11-12 - Subgroup session at the FIMM Scientific Retreat: "Career coaching - what, why and how" with Minna-Rosa Kanniainen, Career counselor, M.Soc.Sci., at the UH Career Services.

April

  • 7-8 April at 9-17 - How to improve your negotiation skills course with Melissa Davies, negotiation expert and coach, Negoservices.
  • 12 April at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career lunch discussion with Daniel Abankwa, PhD, Docent, Group Leader and Academy of Finland Research Fellow, Turku Centre for Biotechnology.

March

  • 11 March at 10:00-13:30 - Improving your LinkedIn profile - workshop with Leena Itkonen, Career Counselor, Career Services, University of Helsinki.
  • 16 March at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career lunch discussion with Janne Nikkilä, Senior Manager, CRM Analytics at Sanoma Media Finland.

February

  • 18 February at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career lunch discussion with Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen, University Lecturer, Department of Biosciences, University of Helsinki.

January

  • 28 January at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career lunch discussion with the FIMMPOD Community: "How does uncertainty affect your working life?"

FIMMPOD Events and Activities for 2015:

December

  • 1 December at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Eeva Sievi, Coordinator of the Doctoral School in Health Sciences, University of Helsinki.
  • 4 December at 11:30-13:00 - FIMMPOD Holiday Lunch at cafe Felis.

November

  • 5 November at 9:00-13:00 and 6 November at 9:00-15:00 (room D307a) - Organisational Behaviour in Collaborative Projects - course with Sergey Nesterov
  • 12 November at 14:00-14:30 - Coffee Talk with Docents with Kati Donner (FIMM)
  • 26 November at 13:00-14.30 - FIMMPOD visit to the GE Healthcare health tech startup campus, Health Innovation Village

October

  • 6 October at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Simon Anders, new FIMM Group Leader
  • 23 October at 12:00 - Pizza and lunch discussion on senior researcher career paths / progression with the FIMMPOD Community

September

  • 1 September at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Pasi Korhonen, StatFinn and EPID Research
  • 8 September - FIMMPOD poster presentation at the annual NMMN meeting in Aarhus
  • 25 September - 30 October - Mindfulness Course with Saara Repo, PhD, Pedagogy Lecturer at the Open University and trained Mindfulness teacher. Coaching sessions will be held in Meeting Room 7 in Biomedicum 1 on the following Fridays: 25.9 at 9.00-11.00 (two-hour session) and 2.10., 9.10., 23.10. and 30.10. at 9.00-10.00 (one-hour sessions).
  • Opening of the FIMM Annual Call for Postdoctoral Researchers

August

  • 18 August at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Klaus Tamminen, Aava Healthcare Group
  • 25-26 August and 3 September room D307a - Cultivating Clarity in Scientific Writing - writing workshop with Liesl Yamaguchi, writing specialist from Princeton University, USA
  • 28 August at 14:00 - Welcome Back Ice Cream Social

June

  • 3 June at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Mika Mustonen, Head of Oncology, Development, R&D, Orion Pharma

May

  • 7-8 May at 09:00 - 16:00 - Project Management Course with Sergey Nesterov.

April

  • 24 April at 15:30 - Beer Friday at the White Lady (Mannerheimintie 93)
  • 14 April at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Malin Lönnroth, Federation of Finnish Fisheries Associations

March

  • 17 March at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Netta Fatal, HyTest Ltd
  • 12 March at 14:00 - Coffee Talk with Docents with Liisa Kauppi, Group Leader in the Research Programs Unit

February

  • 16 February at 12:00 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Anna Ekman, GlaxoSmithKline

January

  • 27 January at 12:00 - Brown Bag Lunch informal discussion on work-life balance tips with the FIMMPOD community

FIMMPOD Events and Activities for 2014

December

  •     2 December at 11.30 - Brown bag career lunch discussion with Jonathan Knowles, FiDiPro Professor, FIMM Group Leader, former Head of Group Research and Member of the Executive Committee at Roche.
  •     5 December at 11.30 - Christmas Lunch and Glögi at Felis on Mäntytie. Please let Heidi or Gretchen know by the 1st of December if you want to join!
  •     Enrollment of new staff into the 2nd Mentor Program

November

  •         25 November at 11.30 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Javier Caldentey, PhD, Docent, Senior Advisor, Research Funding Services, UH
  •         Enrollment of new staff into the 2nd Mentor Program
  •         28 November at 14.00 - Sports Day at UniSport Meilahti - Kettlebell, by registration.

October

  •         10 October at 14.30 - Beer Friday at LOCATION to be decided
  •         15 October at 11.30 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Juni Palmgren, FiDiPro Professor, FIMM Group Leader
  •         23-25 October - INNOVATE, PROTECT, SPIN IT OFF and START IT UP! Entrepreneurship course open to the entire research community with priority registration for FIMMPOD
  •         Enrollment of new staff into the 2nd Mentor Program

September

  •         FIMM's first common call for postdoctoral researchers
  •         12 September at 14.30 - Sports Day at UniSport Meilahti - Frisbee Golf
  •         16 September at 11.30 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Merja Särkioja, Senior Advisor, Academy of Finland
  •         Enrollment of new staff into the 2nd Mentor Program

August

  •         15 August at 14.30 - Beer Friday at White Lady (Mannerheimintie 93)
  •         19 August at 11.30 - Brown Bag Career Lunch discussion with Carmela Kantor-Aaltonen, Director of Finnish Bioindustries
  •         Enrollment of existing postdocs, senior researchers, and advanced-degree coordinators into the 2nd Mentor Program (voluntary participation, specific information in August and on FIMMPOD website)

June - FIMMPOD Kickoff Events

  •         12 June - Kickoff event at FIMM Scientific Retreat:  What's Your Pitch? - Networking, career development, and social/community event with Mikko Suonenlahti, Founder of Build Tech Businesses, Venture Capital and Private Equity Expert
  •         16, 17, 25 June - Writing Persuasive Arguments Workshop with Liesl Yamaguchi, writing specialist from Princeton University, USA
  •         June - Start of the FIMMPOD funding application exchange

More information of the kickoff events.

Last updated: 07.06.2017 - 09:29