Baroness Young will outline how states are attempting to balance competing interest during a pandemic – constantly needing to consider global versus local need, economic priorities which are weighed against each other, alongside social and health considerations.
Professor Rachel Fyson’s inaugural lecture will trace her career from school holidays volunteering on play schemes for children with learning disabilities and dropping out of university to become a care worker, through to re-entering academia and becoming Professor of Social Work.
Dr Thomas A Schröder’s inaugural lecture charts a course of personal progression alongside developments in the field.
This event will be chaired by Professor Kevin Shakesheff, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Science.
Professor Hon Wai Lam will present his Inaugural Lecture “Make or break: constructing molecules using transition metal catalysis”.