Sessions


2019

Bad Science / Wrong Number

Have you ever wondered how one day the media can assert that alcohol is bad for us and the next unashamedly run a story touting the benefits of daily alcohol consumption? Or how a drug that is pulled off the market for causing heart attacks ever got approved in the first place? How can average

Sessions


2019

UKRI Open Access Review

This session will be led by Rachel Bruce (Head of Open Research, UKRI) and Claire Fraser (Senior Policy Adviser, Research England). The UKRI Open Access Review concerns open access to research articles, conference proceedings, and monographs and concerns the policies of the Councils of UKRI. The discussion at this session will feed into the UKRI

Exhibitors


2019

Vitae

We are a non-profit programme, part of the Careers Research & Advisory Centre (CRAC) Ltd, with nearly 50 years’ experience of enhancing the skills and careers of researchers. We strengthen our members’ institutional provision for the professional development of their researchers through research and innovation, training and resources, events, consultancy and membership. CRAC is a

Exhibitors


2019

EARMA

EARMA represents the community of Research Managers and Administrators (RM&As) in Europe. Our members work in industry, academia, the public and private sectors. We work with the EU Commission, national and international funding agencies. EARMA provides a networking forum, a learning platform, and a place to share experiences and best practice among RM&As throughout EARMA

Speakers


2019

Caron Staley

Caron Staley, is the Institute Manager for the National Institute of Coding based at Bath University, with a background in research centre management and operations management for large public institutions such as the Tate.

Speakers


2019

Sue Gilligan

Sue is Deputy Director and Manager of the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS). IAS runs programmes to catalyse new multi-disciplinary ideas, with the support to test and grow ‘blue-skies’ thinking, as well as offering visiting fellowship programmes for distinguished and early career researchers.Sue’s training and background is in theatre management as a