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Day 1. Research and Policy

 09:00-10:00

Registration and refreshments

 10:00-10:10

Welcome

Session 1. The national research picture (Chair Professor Stephen Price)

 10:10-10:40

Keynote speaker

10:40-11:10

Professor Nick Luscombe (Francis Crick Institute)
Big data in biological research

11:10-11:30

Refreshment break

11:30-12:00

Dr Katie Wheat (Vitae)
Researcher development and diversity/inclusivity in research

12:00-12:30

Karen Ambrose (Francis Crick Institute)
EDI initiatives at the Crick

12:30-13:30

'Science Nibbles'
Networking lunch and poster viewing with staff from the Wellcome Genome Campus

Session 2. The changing policy landscape (Professor Hilary MacQueen)

13:30-14:00

Lord David Willetts (Resolution Foundation)
Teaching and research in the life sciences

14:00-14:30

David Sweeney (Research England)
UKRI policy landscape and the Office for Students

14:30-15:00

Dr Katie Perry (Daphne Jackson Trust)
Returning to STEM after a career break

15:00-15:30

Refreshment break

15.30-15.35

Exhibitor presentation

15.35-16:15

HUBS AGM

16:15-18:00

Wine reception and meet the sponsors

18:00-19:00

Break

19:00

Dinner

20:00

Dr Jim Smith (Francis Crick Institute and Wellcome Trust)
Dinner speaker

 Day 2 - Teaching and Learning

 08:45-09:00

Arrival and welcome

Session 3. HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year (Chair Dr Sandra Kirk)

09:00-10.15

HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year finalist case studies

 10:15-10:30

HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year awarded

10:30-11:00

Refreshment break

11:00-11:30

Dr Sandra Kirk (HUBS Exec Committee)
Decolonising the curriculum

11:30-12:00 TBC

12:00-13:00

Lunch

Session 4. Inclusion and support (Professor Alastair Goldman)

13:00-13:30

Trevor Phillips (Webber Phillips)
The free speech agenda

13:30-14:00

Dr Chris Graham (NUMBAS)
An introduction to NUMBAS and use in the biosciences

14:00-14:30

Dr Nathan Ghann (University of Hertfordshire)
Closing the attainment gap

14:30-15:00

Professor Colin Pulham (Chair of HCUK)
HCUK and embedding chemistry skills into the curriculum

15:00-15:30

Round up and close