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Date
08.10.18
Start time
18:00
End time
21:00
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London WC1N 2JU

 

A free Policy Lates event discussing ways to best support an inclusive and accessible environment, across the biosciences.

 

Hear from innovators who are developing ways to improve access and support for people from diverse backgrounds to study and work in the biosciences. Learn about the benefits they've created for people from a range of backgrounds, communities and experiences. Understand the challenges they've faced and how they've overcome them.

Discuss the still outstanding opportunities for broadening access and deepening support so people can thrive, and give back to society, through a career in the biosciences.

Chair

Dr David McAllister CBiol FRSB, UK Research and Innovation - BBSRC

Speakers

Professor Sara Rankin FRSB, Imperial College London
Racheal Adelodun, Sarah Cannon Research Institute
Dr Carole Thomas, John Innes Centre
Dr Anne-Marie Coriat, Wellcome Trust
Dr Saher Ahmed, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Anthony Wynne, The Daphne Jackson Trust

Policy Lates format

All are welcome to attend our Policy Lates series, which provides an opportunity for relaxed discussion with an interested and informed audience. The event will begin with a brief introduction from the chair, followed by short talks from our panellists, with ample time for audience questions and panel discussion. The event will conclude with informal networking over drinks and refreshments.

Booking

Please register in advance for this free event using the link at the top of the page. Bookings will close on Monday 1st October.

Event supporter

This event is kindly supported by the Biochemical Society.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event is approved by the Royal Society of Biology for the purposes of CPD and can be counted as 9 CPD credits.

Contact

If you require further information contact Ellie Oakley at events@rsb.org.uk or on 020 7685 2576.

Find out about other Biology Week 2018 events on our calendar!

 

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