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UK universities are world-renowned for their research excellence, attracting talent from across Europe and beyond. What role does the EU play in supporting groundbreaking research, discoveries and inventions, and how much do our universities need EU funding and support to remain at the cutting edge?
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Excellent Research in the UK: Do we need the EU? - Thursday, 24th September 2015 Cambridge

UK universities are world-renowned for their research excellence, attracting talent from across Europe and beyond. What role does the EU play in supporting groundbreaking research, discoveries and inventions, and how much do our universities need EU funding and support to remain at the cutting edge?

Join us in Cambridge to hear the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, and local MEPs, academics and industry chiefs discuss the relationship between the European Union and excellent research in the UK.

MODERATOR:

Martine CROXALL
BBC News Presenter
@MartineBBC

 

SPEAKERS:

Professor Sir Leszek BORYSIEWICZ
Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge

 

Professor David RICHARDSON
Vice-Chancellor, University of East Anglia

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Vicky FORD MEP
@vickyford

 
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Gerry GILMORE FRS
Professor of Experimental Philosophy, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge

 
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Professor Florin UDREA
Professor of Semiconductor Engineering, University of Cambridge
Cambridge Microelectronics Ltd

 
 
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The event is organised in partnership with Universities UK.
@InternationalUt  

 
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MORE INFO:

House of Commons Library - Research Briefing EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, Cost of Non Europe report EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, Think Tank - Cost of Non Europe hubEUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, Think Tank on ResearchEUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, Industry, Research and Energy CommitteeEUROPEAN COMMISSION, Research and Innovation