Video: Going Global 2015 Science in the global spotlight

Science in the global spotlight

Date

Monday 1 June 2015

Speakers

Chair: Prof. Pamela Gillies CBE, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Keynote: Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Adviser to Her Majesty's Government; Head of the Government Office for Science, UK

Prof. Dame Julia Goodfellow, Vice-Chancellor, University of Kent, UK

Prof. Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Nottingham, UK

Prof. Dame Wendy Hall, Professor of Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK

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Huge expectations of science solving national and global challenges have made it central to government policy. But how realistic are the expectations – and what are the challenges, opportunities and risks for science?

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