Young Investigators’ Corner


The Young Investigators Committee is pleased to announce a number of new activities planned for the 2017 annual meeting at Queens’ College, Cambridge, UK, as well as the return of some crowd favourites. Events are not just for Young Investigators, so please join us!

Student-Mentor Luncheon

The Student-Mentor Luncheon is tentatively scheduled for September 10th, 2017. Young Investigators,take this opportunity to meet with established IGES investigators for career advice during our annual student-mentor luncheon. Don’t forget to sign up when you register for IGES2017! Senior investigators who are interested in participating as a mentor should contact Liz Blue at to volunteer.

Job Fair

The Job Fair is tentatively scheduled for September 11th, 2017. Job seekers and those searching for job candidates are invited to attend. Make sure to bring paper copies of your advertisements and CVs to share! Applicant seekers are invited to send digital versions of their advertisements with Liz Blue ( so she can post them on the Facebook page prior to the meeting. Han Chen ( is organizing a LinkedIn group, stay tuned for more information.

Young Investigator Meet-up

James Cook is organizing an after-hours meet-up for young investigators. If you would like to help organize this informal get-together, email James at Stay tuned for details!