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Shape of Science Symposium

28 Apr 2010

Examining the future composition of science on 5 July

The University of Manchester will host a Shape of Science Symposium on Monday 5 July 2010.

The Shape of Science Symposium will bring together world-class researchers and business leaders to examine the composition of science in the future and the connections between the medical, social, engineering and life sciences.

The event aims to offer an overview of current scientific thinking and its impact on the wider world.

It will include plenary addresses by internationally recognised leaders in the field, detailed case studies and discussion fora.

Key speakers include:

  • Professor Sir John Sulston - Chair of the Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, The University of Manchester
  • Professor John Harris - Lord Alliance Professor of Bioethics, The University of Manchester
  • Professor Dian Donnai - Professor of Medical Genetics, The University of Manchester

To find out more about the Shape of Science Symposium and to reserve your free place, visit:

Proposals are invited for the poster session from research students from across the UK and EU. The symposium will be open to all academics and young researchers within the University and from across the UK and EU and is free to attend.