KE Scotland Conference: Policy, Practice, Impact

General event

KE Scotland Conference: Policy, Practice, Impact

  • Event time: All day
  • Event date: 5th October 2012
  • Location: Heriot-Watt University

Event details

4th Annual Knowledge Exchange Conference: FREE to Scotland’s PhD students, academic staff and KE Practitioners.

Chaired by Quentin Cooper, BBC Radio 4 “Material World”.


Keynote Speakers include:

  • Mr Mark Batho, Chief Executive, Scottish Funding Council
  • Prof. Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, DEFRA
  • Dr Graeme Reid, Head of Research Funding, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK Government
  • Dr Malcolm Skingle CBE, Director, Academic Liaison, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Dr Rebekah Widdowfield, Chief Researcher and Head of Rural & Environment Science and Analytical Services, Scottish Government

KE Training Day

Also for early career researchers KE Training Day (Thursday 4th October) Introductory KE workshops on Policy, Business and Outreach Impact Poster Competition Publicise the potential impact of your research and compete to win a top prize of £2000


Because of generous sponsorship, the KE Scotland Conference is free to attend for Scotland-based early stage researchers, research leaders, research and KE managers, and KE practitioners. But prior booking is essential in order to secure your place and attend the conference. 

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