Present and future of research and innovation in Spain, EU and the world
10 April 2018, 6:00 pm–8:30 pm
Carmen Vela, Junior Minister for Research, Development and Innovation, Government of Spain, speaks about her experience of science and policy
Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building
In a time in which we face large global challenges, what role do research and innovation play in creating opportunities for growth and prosperity? UCL is pleased to welcome Carmen Vela to discuss her own experience of science and policy at the national and international level, and some of the key challenges and opportunities for research and innovation in the future. Joining Ms Vela in the discussion will be Imran Kahn, Head of Public Engagement at Wellcome and Vivienne Stern, Director, Universities UK International.
The event will be chaired by Prof Robin Grimes, the Chief Scientific Advisor at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.