April 23, 2018, by Kevin Shakesheff
Highlight of the week was the Impact Day held at SB. Excellent talks from UoN staff and companies with very impressive posters showing many collaborations with industry. Very timely that in the same week Professor Martin Broadley was announced as a finalist in the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition. I also enjoyed hearing about the success of the Festival of Science and Curiosity and look forward to supporting the event in future years.
I chaired the first of 2 Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Board open sessions at SB. These sessions are with Emma Stringer (NC3Rs) and Neil Yates and are an opportunity to update Schools on the work of AWERB and get feedback. Well attended session with good questions and particular interest in Emma’s work and the excellent support we receive from the NC3Rs.
The rest of the week was filled with PDPR meetings, 2 more RIS roadshows and Beacon meetings.
Monday 16th April
PDPR Change Project meeting
Research strategy funding meeting
Meeting to discuss the Festival of Science and Curiosity
Tuesday 17th April
RIS Roadshow (Derby and City Hospital)
Wednesday 18th April
Biosciences Impact Day
Pre-discussions with candidates for Head of School of Psychology
Thursday 19th April
AWERB Open Session (SB)
Locate Therapeutics Executive Group meeting
Monthly catch-up with HR and Finance
Research conference call
Friday 20th April
Interviews for Head of School of Psychology