Wednesday 11 April 2018

Symposium welcome from Professor Nishan Canagarajah, Pro Vice Chancellor, Research.

Opening presentations from Dr Marta Tufet, Executive Director of UK Collaborative on Development Sciences, and Professor Stuart Taberner, RCUK.

Afternoon plenary sessions

Global Health I: Partnerships and interdisciplinarity in research

Led by Professor Helen Lambert, Professor of Medical Anthropology, Population Health Sciences

Mobility and migration

Led by Professor Bridget Anderson, Professor of Migration, Mobilities and Citizenship

Thursday 12 April 2018

Morning plenary sessions

Conflict and development (Part I)

Led by Professor Matthew Brown, Professor in Latin American History

Energy access: Rural issues

Led by Dr Sam Williamson, Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Global health II: Delivering impact

Led by Dr Kristen Reyher, Senior Lecturer in Farm Animal Science

GCRF: Funders' perspectives

Representatives from UK research funders share tips, best practice and news of upcoming funding opportunities.

Afternoon plenary sessions

Conflict and development (Part II)

Led by Professor Matthew Brown, Professor in Latin American History


Led by Professor David Gordon, Professorial Research Fellow in Social Justice


Buffet dinner, including the prizegiving ceremony for the winners of the Jean Golding Institute's global farming data competition, followed by a screening of documentary 'The Destruction of Memory' and panel discussion, hosted by the International Research Partnerships

Friday 13 April 2018

Morning plenary sessions

Food security: 'Living off the land'

Led by Professor Michael Lee, Professor of Sustainable Livestock Systems

Natural hazards

Led by Dr Ryerson Christie, Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies

Closing plenary

Chaired by Professor Tim Cole, Director of the Brigstow Institute.

A screening of the short documentary ‘Quipu: Calls for Justice’, followed by a Q&A with the director, Rosemarie Lerner, and academic consultant, Professor Mathew Brown.

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