21 September 2020
Register for CaSE's online lecture, 'The research and innovation system: fuelling an inclusive knowledge economy', given by the new UKRI Chief Executive on Thursday 5th November.
CaSE is delighted to invite you to to its Annual Lecture 2020 given by the new Chief Executive of UK Research & Innovation, Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser, on The research and innovation system: fuelling an inclusive knowledge economy on the 5th November.
At the lecture Professor Leyser will discuss the future direction of the relationship between science and society. We look forward to Professor Leyser’s insight into how science, research and innovation can contribute to the Government's R&D agenda, and how the UK’s research and innovation system could be better positioned to fuel a more inclusive society and economy.
You can register for place here.
Due to Covid-19 this year's lecture will take place online. Further details will be circulated to attendees following registration. Guests are welcome to join the event from 3.30pm with the lecture commencing at 4pm.
About the Lecture
The CaSE Annual Lecture is the organisation's flagship event, and has been hosted annually since our founding as Save British Science in 1986. This prestigious event provides an opportunity for leading public figures to address and engage directly with the science and engineering community.
In the event of high demand, priority will be given to CaSE members and places may be limited per organisation. For further information about CaSE and how to support our work please contact [email protected].
About Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser
Professor Leyser joined UK Research and Innovation as its new Chief Executive in June 2020.
Ottoline received her BA and PhD in Genetics from the University of Cambridge. After post-doctoral research at Indiana University and Cambridge, she took up a lectureship at the University of York, where she worked from 1994-2010. Among her honours are the Society of Experimental Biology’s President’s Medal, the Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award, the International Plant Growth Substance Association’s Silver Medal, the UK Genetics Society Medal, the EMBO Women in Science Award and the British Society for Developmental Biology’s Waddington Medal.
She was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2017 New Year Honours list for services to plant science, science in society and equality and diversity in science. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society, an International Member of the US National Academy of Sciences and a Member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation and the Leopoldina. She is a Fellow of Clare College. She currently chairs the Royal Society’s Science Policy Expert Advisory Committee and serves on the Council for Science and Technology.
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