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17:15 - 19:15 1 May 2014

New Opportunities for Science Capital - A talk by The Rt Hon David Willetts MP


Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (accessed via Malet Place) (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

The Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities and Science, will address the long-term future of capital funding for research. He will consider what the priorities for capital funding should be, how funding decisions can best be made, and how to secure the sustainability of the research base in the UK.

Following the Minister's speech, there will be an opportunity for the audience to discuss these issues with the Minister in an open forum.

The event will be chaired by Professor Graeme Reid, Chair of Science and Research Policy at UCL.

Followed by a drinks and networking reception. Registration from 5.15pm for a prompt 5.45pm start.


Sonia Abrams
+44 (0)20 3108 3840 | s.abrams@ucl.ac.uk