Early career social scientists: The case for working in start-ups

Online

Early-stage start-ups represent fertile testing ground for applications of, and contributions to, social science research. This session will focus on the ways in which social science research skills are relevant and valuable to start-ups – with reflections from social scientists playing prominent roles in start-ups, and discussion about the transition from academia to industry, with particular focus on guidance for early career researchers.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Zinc Venture Builder

Online

The Zinc Venture Builder programme is a full time, 12 month programme that exists to build brand new companies that tackle the biggest social challenges in the developed world.

The Rose Acton Award – Application Deadline 7th October 2021

Online

Zinc will support an exceptional female tech Founder on the next Zinc Venture Builder, starting in November 2021, to celebrate our former colleague, Rose Acton.  Sadly, Rose passed away in December 2020, age 28, after being diagnosed with grade 4 glioblastoma.