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Excellent Research in the UK: Do we need the EU?


24 September 2015, 10:00am-12:15pm

University of Cambridge, Howard Theatre, Downing College, Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DQ

UK universities are world-renowned for their research excellence, attracting talent from across Europe and beyond. What role does the EU play in supporting groundbreaking research, discoveries and inventions, and how much do our universities need EU funding and support to remain at the cutting edge?

Join us in Cambridge to hear the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, and local MEPs, academics and industry chiefs discuss the relationship between the European Union and excellent research in the UK.

To register for this event click here

 

MODERATOR:

Martine CROXALL
BBC News Presenter 
@MartineBBC

SPEAKERS:

Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz

Professor Sir Leszek BORYSIEWICZ
Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge

 
Professor David Richardson

Professor David RICHARDSON
Vice-Chancellor, University of East Anglia

 

Vicky FORD MEP
@vickyford

Prof Gerry F Gilmore
Professor Gerry F. GILMORE
Professor of Experimental Philosophy, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge 

Prof Florin Udrea

Professor Florin UDREA
Professor of Semiconductor Engineering, University of Cambridge

More speakers to be announced. To register for this event click here

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