UK HyRES – Research Challenges Showcase

University of Warwick 16th September | 10am – 1600pm

Join colleagues from the UK HyRES Research Challenges project team for a chance to develop some of the excellent conversations had through the UK HyRES themed workshop series, and to present some of the findings and outputs that have emerged. There will be a range of fantastic speakers and opportunities for engagement.

UK HyRES are also delighted to offer early career researchers (postgraduate students, research staff, lecturers on probation) grants for travel and subsistence, awarded after the event. Please indicate that you are an ECR on the registration form and we will follow up with more info.

Opening Address: Dr Kedar Pandya UKRI Director of Cross-Council Programmes

Kedar is Director for Cross Council Programmes, with responsibility for cross council themes including AI, Digital Economy, Manufacturing, Energy and Decarbonisation, Quantum Technologies and Healthcare Technologies. He works with senior colleagues across UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) councils, government departments and UKRI Centre to identify exciting new cross council opportunities and to deliver collective priorities, for example in the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and Strategic Priorities Fund

Closing Address: Prof. Paul Monks BEIS Chief Scientific Advisor

Professor Paul Monks is Chief Scientific Adviser of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). He delivers independent and impartial scientific advice to ministers and policymakers across the BEIS portfolio. He also advises on current and ongoing issues faced by UK businesses and industry, such as the critical role of science in supporting sustainable, resilient, and measurable net zero and the challenges of delivering national and global decarbonisation.