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CSC Lecture Series – Research impact: challenges and opportunities

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17:00 - 20:00

University of Southampton

The CSC Lecture Series focuses on bringing together academic and professional speakers with Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows to explore a range of relevant issues relating to development. Through these events, Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows have the chance to consider and share opinions on key topics, and network with other Scholars, Fellows and guests.

Kindly hosted by the University of Southampton, this lecture will explore how Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows can achieve and improve the impact of their research for development in their home country.

The lecture will be co-chaired by Professor Maria Evandrou, Head of the Department of Ageing and Gerontology at the University of Southampton.

Speakers will include:

  • Professor Jane Falkingham, Professor of Demography and International Social Policy and Dean of the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton. Professor Falkingham is also Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change, which aims to improve the understanding of the key drivers and implications of population change.
  • Dr Sandrine Willaime-Morawek, Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton. Dr Willaime-Morawek is a neuroscientist and cell biologist leading research in stem cell biology, and linking her basic research to industry and clinical needs.

The lecture will also feature an interactive panel discussion with specialists in the field. Scholars and Fellows will have the opportunity to put their questions to the panelists as well as exchanging ideas with them, CSC staff and other award holders in attendance.

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