2nd Annual UK Research Conference
26 Feb 2008
Maintaining Excellence and Global Competitiveness. Held at Jury's Great Russell Street Hotel, London

Future developments of research in the UK are dominating the debate in higher education. Research excellence is a vital factor for the UK economy and the competitiveness of UK higher education and research on a global scale. This high profile conference for vice-chancellors, senior university directors and managers, research councils, funding bodies, government departments and a range of business representatives gave delegates the opportunity to engage in a debate on the future of research funding, research cooperation and collaboration and the maintenance of research excellence in the UK . Key speakers: John Neilson, Director, Research Base at the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills; Ian Diamond, Chair of the Research Councils UK; and Mike Carr, Chief Science Officer at BT.

Programme