Strategic Partnership for Animal Science Excellence ‘Pathway to Impact’ Meeting - Moredun

  • Title:  Strategic Partnership for Animal Science Excellence ‘Pathway to Impact’ Meeting
  • When:  Thursday 29 May 2014
  • Time:  10 am - 4 pm
  • Location:  Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, EH26 0PZ

This networking meeting will comprise a number of short talks and discussion periods covering various aspects of pathways to impact for animal science.  We are honoured to have the following speakers over the course of the day.


0930 Arrival and tea/coffee in Atrium

Lecture Theatre

Routes to Impact: Chair – Prof Jacqui Matthews

1000 Introduction: Prof Jacqui Matthews, SPASE Co-ordinator, Moredun Research Institute

1015-1035 ‘Pathway to Impact: funding opportunities’: Dr David Telford, Knowledge Transfer Manager, KTN

1035-1055 Discussion

1055-1115 ‘Pathway to Impact: commercialisation’: Dr Richard Mole, Commercialisation Manager, Moredun Research Institute

1115-1135 Discussion

1135-1155 ‘Pathway to Impact: working with stakeholders’: Prof Charlotte Maltin, CEO, Biomics Ltd

1155-1215 Discussion

1215-1400 Lunch and networking.

A number of rooms have been booked at Moredun so that SPASE partners can have some ‘quiet space’ to have project meetings if appropriate. A number of SPASE funded PhD students will be presenting posters in Atrium.

Lecture Theatre

Best practice examples: pathway from basic science to applied outcome: Chair – Prof Eileen Devaney

1400-1420 ‘Bees and BVD: How evidence can influence policy’: Dr Kim Davie, Disease Prevention Policy, Animal Health & Welfare Division, Scottish Government

1420-1440 Discussion

1440-1500 ‘British trypanosomes as vaccine vehicles: the virtuous circle between basic and applied research’: Prof Keith Matthews, Professor of Parasite Biology, Edinburgh University

1500-1520 Discussion

1520-1540 ‘Using genomics and selection to improve disease resistance in salmon’: Prof Steve Bishop, Professor of Animal Disease Genetics, Roslin Institute

1540-1600 Discussion

1600 End of meeting.

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