When : Thursday 18 April, 12pm – 5.30pm
Fusion is at the heart of BU and over the last 12 months a range of funds and activities have been undertaken to help drive Fusion through our university.
The Fusion in Action half day conference on April 18 showcases the best examples of Fusion in Action from around the university.
The schedule of the day can be seen below but is subject to changes:
|Arrival, networking and lunch with the opportunity to look at the posters and exhibitions
|Introduction from Tim McIntyre-Bhatty on Fusion and the benefits of BU’s investment in Fusion during 2012-13
|Presentation from Anthea Innes about the BU Dementia Institute and activities undertaken during 2012-13 in support of Fusion
|Presentation from Genoveva Esteban on her funding from the Fusion Investment Fund
|Presentation from Alexander Hall who has benefited from the Global Horizons Fund
|Presentation from a PG researcher Marketa Zezulkova who has benefited from the PGR Development Fund
|Afternoon break with the opportunity to look at the posters and exhibitions
|Student, supervisor and external sponsor
|Presentation from Sheetal Sharma on her match funded studentships (presenters to include the student, supervisor and external sponsor)
|Presentation from Zulfiqar Khan who has led one of the international projects funded by the FIF
|Panel Q&A session with representatives from all presentations to be chaired by Matthew BennettThis should open with a brief discussion of the key points raised from each of the previous presentations with an emphasis on linking to future funding ideas, followed by Q&A from the audience
|Closing presentation by Tim McIntyre-Bhatty to sum up key messages and promote forthcoming Fusion opportunities
|Wine and nibbles with a final opportunity to look at the posters and exhibitions
There will also be posters showcasing various Fusion projects for you to view during the conference and Fusion Investment Surgery drop in sessions where you can discuss a potential application with a member of the Panel.
This is a great opportunity to find out how Fusion is in action throughout BU and also learn more as to how you can get involved and secure funding.
Bookings are essential and can be done via the Staff Development Webpage.