UKEV mentoring scheme

The UK Society for Extracellular Vesicles is delighted to have launched a mentoring scheme exclusively for all members.  16 mentoring partnerships have already been set up, with further mentees and mentors able to sign up on a rolling basis.

What is mentoring?

  • Helping to make new contacts and collaborations
  • Offering guidance and support
  • Giving advice
  • Helping to manage your career aspirations
  • Sharing of experience and knowledge

Overall objectives of the UKEV mentoring scheme:

  • To facilitate the creation of successful relationships between mentors and
  • Provide guidance and support that ensures mentors and mentees benefit
    from the scheme
  • The scheme provides a formal platform to improve knowledge sharing
    within the community
  • Mentors and mentees can create a confidential mentoring partnerships
    aimed to offer advice on career and professional development

The role of the mentor:

  • Fully committed to mentoring
  • Approachable and positive
  • Supportive
  • Constructive
  • Asks questions and gives advice
  • Facilitates focus on long-term professional development
  • Passing on of knowledge

If you would like any more information about the UKEV mentoring scheme, please contact Hannah Jackson ( or Oksana Kehoe  (

Please be aware you can volunteer to mentor/mentee at any stage in
your career

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