The Faraday Institution has over 500 researchers from various universities, disciplines, projects, and career stages. These Faraday Pathways showcase the career success of talented individuals throughout our community and how Faraday Institution training programmes, interventions, collaborative ways of working and community building initiatives are helping to deliver future skills needed.
Can you help? Please consider preparing and posting a social media post that shares your #FaradayPathways and work with other researchers in your network encouraging them to share their career stories.
There’s lots of reasons to get involved:
- Help inspire the next generation of talent in the UK energy storage sector.
- Develop your communications and social media skills.
- Share pointers with people following a similar path to you
Take a look at the resources we have developed to help you tell your stories and those of your colleagues.
Alastair made the move to the University of Bristol recently to take his first academic position as Lecturer. Here he outlines the importance of thinking strategically when taking the step up from post doc positions – taking every opportunity to actively fill in gaps in experience and capabilities, and demonstrate the ability to successfully bring in funding.
Ann Huang is a Senior Lecturer in Energy Storage Materials at Imperial College London. Her career story highlights the power of a final year undergraduate degree project in setting a career direction and the importance of the support and encouragement of more senior researchers in establishing an academic career…
Ferran Brosa Planella
Ferran is an Assistant Professor at the Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick. Here, he discusses the rewards of sitting at the boundary of maths and engineering and the importance of researchers putting themselves in the right place at the right time to take the next steps in their career…