Strategic Research Themes Conference

Strategic Research Themes Conference

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Nottingham

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Join us for an in-person Strategic Research Themes Conference 'Grand Challenges Requiring Cross Theme Solutions'

About this event

We are excited to announce an in-person Strategic Research Themes Conference 'Grand Challenges Requiring Cross Theme Solutions' taking place on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd March 2022.

The programme for conference will focus on connecting and reconnecting our researchers and so there will be multiple opportunities for both formal and informal discussions and networking throughout the two days.

During the conference you can expect to find out more about research at NTU, the purpose and progress of the Strategic Research Themes and details of the 2022-23 Central Funding Call. There will also be a series of workshops which will focus on how NTU can respond to key societal challenges through multidisciplinary working.

Recent research success will also be celebrated in a special awards celebration event.

We hope you can join us!

Please note: Due to overwhelming demand for tickets we cannot accept registrations from students. Apologies for any inconvenience .

Registration closes at 5pm on Friday 25th February, please email louise.mounteney@ntu.ac.uk or laura.perez@ntu.ac.uk for further information.

Draft Programme

Day One - Tuesday 1st March 2022

09:00-10:00 Arrival and networking, NTU Conference Centre (Please use the Burton Street entrance)

10:00-10:30 Welcome to the Strategic Research Themes Conference!

Join us for an opening address and introduction to the Strategic Research Themes from Professor Di Bailey, Interim Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation.

10:30-11:30 How the Themes Have Supported Me

Learn how funding from the Strategic Research Themes has enabled the scaling up of research projects in this plenary session designed to encourage and inspire.

11:30-12:45 Strategic Research Themes Discovery Session

Get to know the Strategic Research Theme Leads, learn more about the themes and connect with other researchers in this informal networking session.

12:45-14:00 Lunch Break

Join us for lunch, where you will have the chance to network with fellow researchers and research support staff and view our poster display.

14:00-15:30 Launch of the Strategic Research Themes Funding Call and Breakouts

Hear about the Strategic Research Themes Funding Call for 2022-23 and then move into breakouts to consider ideas for funding applications.

15:30-15:45 Comfort break

15:45-16:15 Open Q&A and Discussion

We want to hear about the discussions which have excited you and how we can support you to progress your ideas.

16:15-16:30 Closing Address

Find out about our plans for day two of the conference

16:30 Day One Close

17:00-19:00 Awards Ceremony, Old Chemistry Theatre

Professor Di Bailey, Theme Leads and key Research Support Staff celebrate the success of recent recipients of research funding and the images of research competition.

Day Two- Wednesday 2nd March 2022

09:00-09:30 Arrival and networking, NTU Conference Centre (Please use the Burton Street entrance)

09:30-09:45 Welcome to Day Two of the Strategic Research Themes Conference!

Join us for an opening address from Dr Rebekah Smith McGloin, Director of Doctoral School and Research Operations who will also outline the plan for the day.

09:45-11:00 Societal Challenges Breakouts

Continuing the momentum from day one, these breakout sessions are aimed to further the conversations about how we can address key societal challenges.

11:00-11:15 Comfort break

11:15-12:30 Societal Challenges Breakouts

Continuing the momentum from day one these breakout sessions are aimed to further the conversations about how we can address key societal challenges.

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Join us for lunch, where you will have chance to network with fellow researchers and research support staff and view our poster display.

13:30-14:15 Open Q&A and Discussion

We want to hear about the discussions which have excited you and how we can support you to progress your ideas.

14:15-14:30 Closing Address and Next Steps

Hear the closing remarks and next steps from Professor Di Bailey, Interim Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation

14:30/ 14:45 Conference Close

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Nottingham Trent University

NTU Conference Centre

Newton Building

Nottingham

NG1 4BU

United Kingdom

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