Future Leaders Fellowships Town Hall Meeting

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will be holding a town hall meeting in London on 4 October to talk about its Future Leaders Fellowships scheme.

This meeting is aimed at potential host organisations interested in supporting a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow. Host organisations can be a UK registered business able to provide an innovation and/or research environment of international standing, or any UK-based organisation currently registered as eligible to apply to the Research Councils (e.g. Higher Education Institutes (HEIs), Research Council Institutes and Laboratories, and eligible Independent Research Organisations (IROs) or Innovate UK.

The meeting will be an opportunity to:

  • find out more about Future Leaders Fellowships scheme
  • talk to UKRI staff and ask questions
  • network with others

Note this event took place on October 4 2018.

Slides from the day are available.

A video of the event will be available later in October 2018.

Webinars and additional meetings will be announced shortly.

If you have any questions please email fellows@ukri.org.

Draft Outline Morning Session: aimed at HEIs and IRO research offices

Time

Programme

Speaker

10:00

Registration and refreshments

10:30

Welcome and introduction

Kirsty Grainger, James Donald and James Dracott: Future Leaders Fellowships, Programme Leads

10:45

 

An Update on UKRI and an introduction to the Future Leaders Fellowships.

Declan Mulkeen

Overview of the Scheme: including key messages

Kirsty Grainger

The Application Process

James Dracott

Training and Mentoring Support

James Donald

Working in or with business

James Dracott

Managing Demand

Kirsty Grainger

11:45

Question and Answers – small group interactive sessions

Kirsty Grainger

12:15

Reflections, final Q&A and close

12:30

Lunch – with opportunity to network.

13:30

End of morning session.

Draft Outline Afternoon Session: aimed at those in or working with UK registered businesses.

Time

Programme

Speaker

13:30

Registration and lunch

14:00

Welcome and introduction

Kirsty Grainger, James Donald and James Dracott: Future Leaders Fellowships, Programme Leads

14.15

An Update on UKRI and an introduction to the Future Leaders Fellowships.

Declan Mulkeen

Overview of the Scheme: including key messages

Kirsty Grainger

The Application Process

James Dracott

Supporting Fellows

James Donald

14:45

Question and Answers – small group interactive sessions

Kirsty Grainger

15:00

Facilitated sessions: What this means for business

15:45

Reflections and Q&A

16:00

Close