May 27th, 2020
Dame Jessica, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, is inviting colleagues to join her at one of a series of virtual town halls.
These online forums are an opportunity for researchers, and all colleagues who support the delivery of our world-changing research, to come together to share ideas, ambitions and concerns, and to offer mutual support.
With a panel of colleagues, Dame Jessica will invite you to share experiences and thoughts on how we can prepare together for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, from returning to on-campus working, to considering what the ‘new normal’ for research may look like in a post-COVID-19 world.
PLEASE NOTE: Remaining sessions may soon be fully booked. Further town halls are being scheduled – please look out for news of these.
Once the current series of town halls has been completed, we will share informed responses to the issues raised so far; these will also be addressed in our continually updated guidance for researchers and supervisors.
The town halls will take place via Microsoft Teams on:
Booking is via Eventbrite, where you will find further details. You have the opportunity to submit a question in advance, and there will the opportunity to ask questions during the session.
In addition, there will be a town hall session for fellows to be held on Thursday 4 June between 10-11.30am. There is no need to sign up for this, as fellows will receive an invite direct.
Dame Jessica and colleagues do hope you can join them as we work together to navigate these challenging times.
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