Ken is Head of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge and leads a multi-disciplinary team to foster one of the world’s leading hubs for engaged research. He has held research fellowships from the PPARC (now STFC) and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, working in a wide variety of fields, from gravitational wave astronomy to medical physics. In 2005 he was awarded a NESTA Fellowship to explore novel approaches to science communication. He is an Associate of the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) and holds an Honorary Fellowship of the British Science Association. In 2012 Ken was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to public engagement.  He is currently involved with several major national and international projects including two EU grants, one of which – NUCLEUS – is a global collaboration influencing emerging Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) policies and practice.

Sessions

11:30
6th Jun 2017
Room: Room 4A

It’s good to talk

Research support staff often cite ‘internal communications’ as the single biggest issue in effectively motivating researchers to embrace emerging opportunities. As a community, we frequently focus on how to communicate externally, but spend less time improving channels with, and for, our own staff. At the University of Aberdeen, we are working with data from our

Theme: Service Organisation and Delivery
Level: Operational / Administration
Speakers:Dr Jenifer Scott, Dr Kenneth Skeldon, Dr Barbara Gorgoni
Time: 11:30
Date: 6th Jun 2017
Room: Room 4A