Brunel University London
Brunel University London
Sir Mark, the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, will tackle the big questions of science, research, and policy in the 21st Century. at Brunel University London

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The Sciences of the 21st Century

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Event Summary:

Sir Mark, the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, will tackle the big questions of science, research, and policy in the 21st Century.

Full Event Details:

The Sciences of the 21st Century

Date: Monday 30 March 2015
Time: 6.00 pm to 7.45 pm
Location: Eastern Gateway Building, Brunel University London

Sir Mark, the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, will tackle the big questions of science, research, and policy in the 21st Century.

As the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Mark Walport works at the heart of government, ensuring that the best science and engineering advice is applied to government policy and decision-making on topical issues ranging from flooding to the internet of things.

In this lecture Sir Mark will tackle the big questions of science, research, and policy in the 21st Century.

Doors open from 5:30pm, cash bar available before and after the lectures.
Brunel’s Public Lecture series of exciting talks is free and welcome to all, bringing together a variety of experts in a range of fields to discuss topical subjects and how they may affect our future.


About the Speaker

Sir Mark is the Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government, responsible for the quality of all engineering and scientific advice across Government and reports directly to the Prime Minister. Previously he was director of the Wellcome Trust and head of the Division of Medicine at Imperial College London.


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School groups welcome - suitable particularly for Year 11 and 12 students considering studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Government or Politics

Arrival instructions will be emailed with booking confirmation.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
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Parents

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

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Institution Profile:

Brunel University London is a leading international university which addresses the challenges facing society through ground-breaking applied research and educational programmes.

Our students are taught and prepared for their future careers in a supportive culture of excellence, enterprise and innovation. This supportive community instils confidence, curiosity and ambition in our students. Our work changes the lives of people around the world by bringing economic, social and cultural benefits.

Our attractive London campus offers students and staff a secure and friendly environment in which to work and relax. Our location offers easy access to Central London, Heathrow and the motorway network. Everything is on one campus with over £400 million of investment creating first class facilities.

All of our accommodation is on site so students are never far from teaching and learning resources, accessible student services, impressive sports and social facilities and catering outlets.

The Student Recruitment Team are here to help guide you through the process of applying and preparing for university, and provide information about what's on offer at Brunel. We support prospective students and teachers by facilitating individual and group visits to our campus and attending school and college events. For further information please visit:

our website http://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/information-for-parents-and-schools/schools-and-college-group-visits

or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you.

Brunel University London is a leading international university which addresses the challenges facing society through ground-breaking applied research and educational programmes.

Our students are taught and prepared for their future careers in a supportive culture of excellence, enterprise and innovation. This supportive community instils confidence, curiosity and ambition in our students. Our work changes the lives of people around the world by bringing economic, social and cultural benefits.

Our attractive London campus offers students and staff a secure and friendly environment in which to work and relax. Our location offers easy access to Central London, Heathrow and the motorway network. Everything is on one campus with over £400 million of investment creating first class facilities.

All of our accommodation is on site so students are never far from teaching and learning resources, accessible student services, impressive sports and social facilities and catering outlets.

The Student Recruitment Team are here to help guide you through the process of applying and preparing for university, and provide information about what's on offer at Brunel. We support prospective students and teachers by facilitating individual and group visits to our campus and attending school and college events. For further information please visit:

our website http://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/information-for-parents-and-schools/schools-and-college-group-visits

or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you.






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