Liverpool Responds

Liverpool Responds: Build back better through Digital Innovation

1:00pm - 2:00pm / Friday 16th July 2021
Type: Webinar / Category: University / Series: Liverpool Responds
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Joint event with the University of Liverpool and UK Research and Innovation Science and Technology Facilities Council (UKRI–STFC).

This event, which includes a contribution from the Liverpool City Region's Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, celebrates the launch of a joint strategy document across the University of Liverpool and UK Research and Innovation - Science and Technology Facilities Council (UKRI-STFC) to deliver a number of collaborations. These are expected to attract jobs and inward investment into the region and establish world-class research & innovation facilities.

This Liverpool Responds event brings together colleagues from different disciplines to explain how the University of Liverpool - UKRI-STFC partnership will:
• lead the digital transformation
• attract inward investment for “big-science” programs
• deliver health technologies
• boost skills in the region

A panel discussion will be co-chaired by Professor Ronan McGrath, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Infrastructure and Partnerships, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Liverpool and Dr Massimo Noro, Business Development Director, Science and Technology, UKRI-STFC, followed by concluding remarks from the Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram.

The event will be introduced by Professor Wiebe van der Hoek, Executive Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Liverpool and Mark Basnett, Managing Director of Growth Platform - Liverpool City Region Growth Company.

Dr Alison Kennedy, Director of the Hartree Centre, UKRI-STFC.  large collaborative projects in HPC, Data and AI.
Professor Carsten Welsch, Head of the Physics Department, University of Liverpool  
Professor Iain Buchan, Chair in Public Health and Clinical Informatics, University of Liverpool. 
Katharine Robertson, Head of Campus Development, Daresbury (UKRI-STFC)

This event will be streamed via Zoom, booking is required to receive the link in advance of the event.
Guests will be able to ask questions following the main discussion.