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Professor Sir Mark Walport

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  • Day

    Tuesday 12 October 2021

  • Time

    7.30 pm

  • Location

    Attlee Room

Professor Sir Mark Walport FRS, FRCP, FRCPath, FRSE

Professor Sir Mark Walport was  Director of the Wellcome Trust, one of the world’s leading medical charities and subsequently was the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Office for Science. More recently Sir Mark was Founding Chief Executive of the UK Research and Innovation and responsible for public funding of research and innovation. Sir Mark’s lecture is titled: ‘When science meets society: the competition between knowledge and values.’