SAGEs MEET UP: A View Inside The Data Lab & ClimateXChange

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 26/04/2017
12:30 am - 4:30 am

Location
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

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Delivering real impact from NERC funded research requires effective engagement with Public Sector, Policy and Government organisations.

In order to help forge valuable connections with these networks ECCI’s Innovation team invites SAGES members to this first Innovation Workshop.

This afternoon event is an opportunity to meet other SAGES members and find out about the work of Scotland’s Data Innovation Centre (based at the University of Edinburgh) and the role of ClimateXChange – Scotland’s centre for expertise on climate change.

Register now: https://sagesinnovationworkshop.eventbrite.co.uk

The Data Lab enables industry, public sector and world-class university researchers to innovate and develop new data science capabilities in a collaborative environment. Its core mission is to generate significant economic, social and scientific value from big data. With a Scotland-wide presence and Hubs in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, it is in close proximity to leading industry and university institutions with world-class research in informatics and computer science. More information: http://www.thedatalab.com

ClimateXChange (Scotland-wide with the secretariat based at ECCI) provides independent advice, research and analysis to support the Scottish Government as it develops and implements policies on adapting to the changing climate and the transition to a low carbon society. More information: http://www.climatexchange.org.uk

Agenda

12.30 – Meet at ECCI (lunch provided)

13.30 – The Data Lab tour and overview of work/links to business and research. 
Questions and Discussion

15.00 – ClimateXChange overview and project case studies.
- Why is knowledge exchange so important and how do you do it?
- What is meant by ‘impact’ and how does it affect research funding?
- How should you present your research to non-academic audiences – for example government policy teams, business leaders or the general public?
 Questions and Discussion

16.30 – Close and Networking 
Drinks and finger food

We look forward to seeing you there!

ECCI & SAGES

Delivering real impact from NERC funded research requires effective engagement with Public Sector, Policy and Government organisations.

Register via Eventbrite

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