Sir John Skehel, Vice-President and Biological Secretary of the Royal Society, delivered a lecture at the new CUBRIC Building in Cardiff on Friday 11th November.
Following the referendum result, many questions have been raised around the future of UK research and scholarship in a post-Brexit world. On 11th November, a panel session organised by the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub, explored ideas about how best to pursue European and other international collaborations in a post-Brexit world.
A special seminar was given on behalf of the Cardiff Hub by Professor Alexei Tepikin, University of Liverpool, on 14th November.
The Academia Europaea Annual Conference 2016 was hosted by the Cardiff Hub in June. With 148 delegates from 21 countries, including the US, China and Singapore, in addition to many European nations, the Conference featured a stimulating programme of short lectures by newly-elected Members of Academia Europaea. A highlight was the Erasmus Lecture, given by Lord Martin Rees, the UK’s Astronomer Royal.