Research culture: changing expectations

29 October 2018, 10am

Research culture: changing expectations

Date: 29 to 30 October 2018

Time: 10:00

Venue: The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London

Attendance is by invite or registration of interest. If you reigster your interest your place will be confirmed by 14 September. For more information click here.

Research culture: changing expectations will bring together intertwined debates around research assessment, career progression, researcher development, research dissemination and research integrity. This conference will showcase initiatives and work across the research landscape to continue to create and improve the cultural conditions and environments in which excellent research and researchers can flourish. Confirmed speakers include Dame Julia Slingo, Professor Venki Ramakrishnan, Dr Eugenia Cheng, and Sir Mark Walport.

The conference will also include The Pitch competition. This is an exclusive opportunity to pitch an idea or scheme to improve research culture in the UK and potentially receive a small grant to support its implementation. Submitted ideas will be shortlisted and the groups or individuals behind the top three will be invited to pitch them on stage on the first day of the conference. A panel of judges will challenge and probe the pitches before deciding whether the award a small grant to support its implementation. Online applications for The Pitch will close on 7 September.

For more information and to register your interest, click here.