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LIDC-QMUL GCRF Seminar

January 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

LIDC and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will hold a GCRF Seminar from 1-4pm in Seminar Room 4 [Boyle Room], Robin Brook Centre, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A, on Wednesday 30th January 2019. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Global Challenges Research Fund and its opportunities for researchers.

The seminar will begin with a networking lunch. Following this, there will be presentations and an interactive panel discussion that explore a range of topics related to securing GCRF funding including:

  • Pathways to impact
  • Creating and sustaining a research network
  • Interdisciplinarity

The event will also showcase successful GCRF projects and illustrate the role that the LIDC and its network can play.

We are delighted to welcome the following speakers:

  • Professor Claire Heffernan, Director, LIDC
  • Professor Colin Grant, Vice Principal-International, QMUL
  • Dr. Liza Schuster, Reader, Sociology, City, University of London & GCRF Grant Holder
  • Professor Mauro Perretti, Dean for Research School of Medicine and Dentistry QMUL
  • Professor Andrew Prendergast, Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunology, QMUL & GCRF Grant Holder
  • Professor Helen Fletcher, Professor of Immunology at LSHTM and Director of International Development, UKRI & Challenge Leader in Global Health

Agenda

13:00 – 13:45 Networking lunch

13:45 – 13:55 Welcome and Introduction to the event Professor Claire Hefferman, LIDC

13:55 – 14:05 Welcome and overview of QMUL Global Engagement Professor Colin Grant, Vice-Principal International, QMUL

14:05 – 14:15 Reflection from UKRI Professor Helen Fletcher, Professor of Immunology at LSHTM and Director of International Development, UKRI & Challenge Leader in Global Health

14:15 – 14:25 QMUL School of Medicine and Dentistry and GCRF Professor Mauro Perretti, QMUL

14:25 – 14:35 GCRF Case study Dr. Liza Schuster, Reader, Sociology, City, University of London & GCRF Grant Holder

14:45 – 15:00 GCRF Case study Professor Andrew Prendergast, QMUL & GCRF Grant Holder

15:00 – 15:30 Panel discussion:

  • Pathways to impact
  • Creating and sustaining a research network
  • Interdisciplinarity

15:30 – 15:55 Questions & Answers

15:55 – 16:00 Closing remarks

NB. This event is open to researchers and professional services staff from LIDC’s member institutions, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, SOAS, University of London, UCL Institute of Education,Queen Mary University of London, Birkbeck Geography Department, City, University of London.

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Where
Seminar Room 4 [Boyle Room], Robin Brook Centre St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, West Smithfield London EC1A 9DD
EC1A 9DDUnited Kingdom
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