Friday, 22 January 2010

BBSRC Visit to Informatics - 5th February 2010

The BBSRC will be visiting the University on **5th February 2010**. The day offers an opportunity for all researchers intersted in BBSRC funding - including those in the School of Informatics - to find out more about the BBSRC's future funding plans.

We are grateful to the BBSRC's Andy Boyce <>for his help in arranging this visit.


King's Buildings, Room 3217 (third floor), JCMB

Please book to attend this morning session using MyEd (event title "BBSRC Visit - King's Buildings").

10:00-10:20 Registration

10:20-10:30 Introduction - Nigel Brown, Head of CSE

10:30-11:30 BBSRC Priorities, Strategic Plan and Peer Review (Gerald Owenson, BBSRC

11:30-11:45 Tea and coffee

11:45-12:30 Business & Innovation Opportunities at the BBSRC (Donald Mair, BBSRC

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Informatics Forum, Room G.07

Please book to attend this morning session using MyEd (event title "BBSRC Visit - Informatics").

14:00-14:15 Tea and Coffee

14:15-14:45 Supporting Computing in the Biosciences (David McAllister, BBSRC <>)

Individual Surgeries

The surgeries are short - 10-15 minute - one to one meetings providing the opportunity to get personalised advice from a member of BBSRC staff. There will be two sessions:

* 13:30-15:00, King's Buildings, Room 3217 (third floor), JCMB * 14:45-15:30, Informatics Forum, Room G.07

To book a surgery slot, please email stating:

* One or two sentences on your question(s) * If you have a potential grant application that you wish to discuss, a short abstract for the BBSRC to look at beforehand. * Which site you will attend. (The Informatics Forum session is particularly aimed at informatics researchers.)

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