Month: July 2021

Becoming a senior academic in S&C – Professor Eric Aboagye

Professor Hector Keun talks to Professor Eric Aboagye about his career journey and becoming a Professor of Cancer Pharmacology & Molecular Imaging at Imperial College London’s Department of Surgery and Cancer.

In this wide-ranging interview, Professor Aboagye discusses his own journey, initially moving from Ghana to Scotland to study pharmaceutical sciences and cancer research, and then spending time in America before coming to Imperial. Touching on issues around discrimination in academia, unconscious bias, and improving representation, he also offers important advice, based on his own experiences, for those moving from postdoc towards their first academic position.