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School of the Physical Sciences


Liz Simmonds is the Careers Adviser for Postdocs in Physical Sciences. She joined the University in March 2007. Liz read Natural Sciences at Cambridge, specialising in Chemistry. She joined the Royal Society of Chemistry as an Assistant Editor for Chemistry in Britain Magazine, where she developed a strong interest in education, science policy and career issues. Liz then moved to SETNET, a Government-funded organisation promoting science and engineering careers to school children. As a programme manager, she looked after a number of key Government projects, including the Science and Engineering Ambassadors Programme, developing a broad knowledge of science and science-related careers in both the public and private sector.