UCL Therapeutic Innovation Networks


ACCELERATE SUCCESS: Building your professional network

04 March 2020, 1:30 pm–5:00 pm

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This workshop is aimed at researchers at UCL who would like to know more about how to make their research more translational and how to grow their network in this area.

Event Information

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Kim Gurwtiz

Translational research is all about collaboration – you can’t do it alone. In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to start engaging in translational research by building your professional network and how to gain mentoring and support from senior colleagues and peers through effective networking.

  • 1:30-2pm Arrival and refreshments
  • 2-4pm Workshop
  • 4-5pm Networking with refreshments

Learning Outcomes:

  • How to effectively get your message across
  • How good body language can reinforce your message
  • How to introduce yourself confidently
  • How to network proactively
  • How to apply networking skills to find mentoring support
  • How to be a ‘good’ mentor and mentee.


ACCELERATE is a set of interlinked portfolios of training events, activities and experiences aimed at upskilling the biomedical research community in translational research. ACCELERATE Success focuses on skills development for success in translational research. ‘Building your professional network’ is an ACCELERATE Success initiative.

You can also get involved in our other ACCELERATE portfolios, namely; ACCELERATE Potential (an introduction to translational research and where to find support), ACCELERATE Expertise (technical training), and ACCELERATE Innovation (innovative thinking).