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The Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) is a postdoc run organization for postdocs at the University of Kentucky which assists current, past, or incoming postdocs with career advice, professional development, and networking opportunities.

2021-2022 SOPS THEME

The Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) continues to work with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to plan what we believe will be an exciting year of personal and professional growth for our UK postdoc community. This year our theme is GROWgiving back, realizing research goals, opening your network and working with postdoc peers. We are placing a strong emphasis on cultivating community and collaboration to enrich your postdoc experience.

2021-2022 SOPS EVENTS

Between 2021 and 2022, we will have four main events centered around GROW:

  1. SOPS Holiday Social: December, 2021
  2. GROW talks: June, 2022
  3. Summer Barbecue: July, 2022
  4. SOPS Symposium: September, 2022

In addition to these key events, SOPS will be hosting a range of other functions through 2021 and 2022. We invite you to keep your eyes and ears open for updates and opportunities on how you can participate or lead in said events.