Where and what is your current position?
Research, Scientific Writing, Communication, Project Management
How does this job relate to your graduate degree?
All of my current duties are directly linked to the lessons learned during my PhD. In particular, the broad transferable skills of writing, time management, project management and communications are key.
What motivated you to pursue graduate work at UBC?
I completed an Honours degree at UBC. As part of my degree program, I conducted a 1-year research project with Kelly McNagny at The Biomedical Research Centre. At the time, I continued this study into my PhD project.
What are key things you did that contributed to your success?
I think it is very important to think about the broader implications of your own work and think about the best way to communicate it to different audiences. Communication has been key to my progression.