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Showcase and Briefing Event

STFC Global Challenge Research Fund & 21st Century Challenges Network Calls 2018

6 June 2018

Location: Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, London, NW1 4LE

Agenda and presentations
Time Programme Speaker
10:00 Registration and refreshments
10:30 Welcome and introduction Jason Green, Head of External Innovations and 21st Century Challenges, STFC
10:45 21st Century Challenges Networks Showcase
STFC Food Network+ Stephen Serjeant
UK Nuclear Data Network+ Gavin Smith
Advanced Radiotherapy Network+ Karen Kirkby
Nuclear Security Network Lee Thompson
12:15 21st Century Challenges Network Call 2018 Katharine Hollinshead, STFC
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Global Challenge Research Fund Showcase
Robotics & Remote Sensing for Humanitarian Mine Action & Explosive Remnants of War Survey Rain Irshad, STFC (RAL Space)
Astro-ecology: Astrophysics meets conservation biology Steve Longmore, Liverpool John Moores University
Developing capacity in Botswana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Cameroon Alison Bruce, University of Brighton
Applying astronomy capability to map an invasive weed: Leveraging satellite surveys to inform “Famine Weed” policy in Pakistan Rene Breton, University of Manchester
An optical observatory in Kenya Martyn Wells, STFC (UK Astronomy Technology Centre)
14:45 Global Challenge Research Fund Call 2018 Katharine Hollinshead, STFC
15:15 Refreshments, surgery session and networking
16:15 Close

Last updated: 12 June 2018

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