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9th Annual Research, Development and Innovation Conference
Thursday 22 November 2018, 08:00am
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Contact Sarah Lewington

9th Annual Research, Development and Innovation Conference

With senior representation from Research England, Innovate UK, and Universities UK already confirmed, attendees will examine the latest policy and funding developments across the UK research and innovation sector, discuss the the recent Higher Education Research Act 2017, and assess the impact of the newly formed UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Attendees will hear advice on preparing for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, alongside best practice case studies on promoting research amongst undergraduates, developing innovative research products with high-impact outcomes, and forming successful business partnerships to produce world-leading research.

Speaker Sessions Already Confirmed:

Greg Wade, Policy Manager – Innovation, Growth and Higher Education, Universities UK
Morning Keynote: 'Prioritising International Collaboration in UK Research and Innovation'

David Sweeney, Executive Chair, Research England
Afternoon Keynote: 'Exploring the Implications of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 for Research and Innovation'

Mike Biddle, Deputy Executive Chair and Chief Operation Officer, and Director – Strategy, Innovate UK
Special Keynote: 'Placing Science and Technology at the Forefront of Research and Innovation'

Helen Walkington, Professor of Higher Education, Oxford Brookes University
Case Study: 'Promoting Undergraduate Research in Higher Education'

Paul Noon, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Enterprise and Innovation, Coventry University
Case Study: 'Implementing a Successful University and Business Research Partnership'

Professor Clive Roberts, Director of the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education, University of Birmingham
Case Study: 'Leading and Delivering a High-Profile, Successful Research Project'

To register, click here

Agenda and Programme, click here

Location Central London


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