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Balance and effectiveness of research and innovation spending examined

26 February 2019

The Science and Technology Committee session focuses on the views from universities on issues such as the balance between ‘quality-related' funding and project-based funding from research councils, and on the impact of R&D spending on the local area. The second panel will explore the regional balance of funding, including between the ‘golden triangle' and other parts of the UK.


Thursday 28 February 2019, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 11.00am

  • Professor Graeme Reid, Professor of Science and Research Policy, University College London
  • Professor Colette Fagan, Russell Group
  • Gordon McKenzie , Chief Executive, GuildHE

At 12 noon

  • Dr Peter O'Brien, Executive Director, Yorkshire Universities
  • Professor Jonathan Seckl, Vice-Principal, Planning, Resources and Research Policy, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Anthony Hollander, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Impact, University of Liverpool
  • Sarah Haywood, Chief Executive, MedCity

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