Science Fair 2019

Science Fair 2019

Science Fair February 2019

Tuesday 26 February 2019, 1100 - 1400, Wolfson Medical Building, Atrium


Do you want to work in Science?

This is your chance to meet organisations in the Science sector and find out about job vacancies, gather information and research the different types of jobs available to you.

EXHIBITORS AT THE FAIR (last updated 22/02/19)

  • Ashfield Healthcare Communications
  • Charles River
  • Diageo
  • FDM Group
  • First Derivatives plc
  • GSK
  • Merck
  • Murgitroyd & Company 
  • Q2 Lab Solutions
  • Scotland’s Health Charity 
  • Teach First

Open to all University of Glasgow students - no registration required for the Fair, just bring your student card


Are you interested in Forensic Science? Attend a Q&A session with Neil Mckay, a Forensic Scientist employed with the Scottish Police Authority. Hear of his 14 years’ experience within this field and ask those all important questions.

Neil Mckay is a Forensic Scientist employed with the Scottish Police Authority in the field of Firearms examination. Neil is a chemistry graduate of the University of Glasgow and Law graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University.


Mentor Bar


A science degree from UofG opens up doors which you might never have considered. The Mentor Bar is your chance to speak to science graduates who use their degree away from the lab. Book a 15 minute slot for fresh ideas and expert advice. 

**The first 4 slots can be booked now. All other slots will be bookable on the day at the Mentor Bar in the Atrium of the Wolfson Medical School. Come early so you don’t miss out.**


Stuart Watts, Director, William Grant & Sons Distillers Ltd

Stuart graduated from U of G in 1999 with a BSc in Biochemistry, he then went of to complete a PhD in Chemistry, focussing on the development of flavour in Scotch Whisky. While his PhD was sponsored by the Japanese drinks company Suntory, he subsequently went on to work for William Grant & Sons Ltd in 2003. 

Stuart initially worked within their technical teams, supporting production and innovation of new products, before moving into production management at their Girvan distillery. Since then, Stuart has held roles managing the Glenfiddich and Balvenie distilleries, before returning to Girvan as site director in 2013. 

Today his role focusses on development of the business, including supporting the company’s graduate programme. Stuart is happy to share his experience of the role of science in the drinks industry and the wide range of roles that this can lead on to. 



Sam Langford, Science Learning Coordinator, Glasgow Science Centre 

Sam is a UofG graduate with a BSc in Zoology. Since graduating in 2013, he has primarily worked in public engagement and science communication with a number of organisations, including the RSPB, Scottish Wildlife Trust and now the Glasgow Science Centre.

In his current role, Sam works extensively with researchers and industry professionals to develop their public engagement activities for delivery at GSC. He also develops the education and family programme within the science centre, which covers a broad range of styles including workshops, theatre shows and social media activity.

He is delighted to have the opportunity to share his experience and discuss the importance of high quality and engaging science communication in a rapidly changing world.


Students at Science Fair


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Open to all University of Glasgow students only from all disciplines.

We aim to ensure that people have equal access to public events. If you need alternative formats or other reasonable adjustments, please contact Jo MacDonald or 0141 330 4560 with your request so that arrangements, where possible, can be made.