Crucible Programme 2019

The Crucible Programme for 2019 is available below. Please note that this is still a work in prgress and that speakers will be confirmed at a later date. The dates and times for the 2019 event are as follows: 

  • Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th August 2019 - We will depart the University at 9:30am on the 26 August arriving back at approx 5:00pm (traffic dependent) on the 27 August.
  • Wednesday 25th September 2019 - This day will run from 9:00am-5:00pm. We will begin the day at the Glasgow Science Centre.
  • Thursday 24th October 2019 - This day will run from 9:00am-4:30pm, venue to be confirmed. The event will conclude with dinner and ceilidh at the Glasgow University Union (6:30pm-          11:00pm). 

Programme Days 1 and 2

Venues: SCENE and Lodge on the Loch

Monday 26th August 2019

9:30

2 x MiniBus departs from Kelvin Way

10.30

Welcome to SCENE (with Coffee)

11:15

Introductions and tour of SCENE

13.15

Lunch

14:00

Creating a world-class “creative collaborative research environment”.

15.30

Cruise Loch Lomond from SCENE to Lodge on the Loch at Luss (snacks and drinks available to purchase on board).

Free time/Check-in to hotel

17.30

Pre-dinner drinks and discussion with Miles Padgett, VP (Research) and Tanita Casci, Head of Research Policy (The Lounge)

19.00

Dinner (The Glen Luss room)

 

Tuesday 27th August 2019

9:00

Tools to support creative decision making

11:00

Creativity looking in: solving your challenges

12.45

Lunch

13.30

Creativity looking out: solving societal challenges

16.00

Bus departs Luss to return to University of Glasgow, estimated arrival 17.00


 


Programme Day 3

Venues: Glasgow Science Centre and the Govan Stones/Pearce Institute

Wednesday 25th September 2019

09.15

Arrive Glasgow Science Centre, Tea and coffee available

09.30

Welcome – Robin Hoyle, Director of Glasgow Science Centre

9:45

Developing your online profile - Laura Tyler

10:00

Engaging with third-sector partners - Sean Adams

10:30

Coffee break

11:00

Practical ways to engage the public with research Susan Meikleham, Glasgow Science Centre

12:00

Writing for The Conversation UK, Michael Parker, Membership Editor, The conversation UK

12:30

What do we mean by Effective Public Engagement with research? Kevin O'Dell, Dean of Public Engagement

13.00

Lunch

13.40

Delivering an elevator pitch - Susan Meikleham

15.00

Depart to Govan Stones, Glasgow. Welcome and tour hosted by Megan Kasten, Phd Student

16:00

Move to the Pearce Institute for Tea/Coffee and presentation by Dr Helen Green - REF Impact Officer for Arts

17:00

Close


Programme Day 4

Venues: Studio93 and Glasgow University Union

Thursday 24th October 2019

09.15

Coffee available at Studio93

09.30

Welcome and introduction to the day

10.00

Collaboration across Disciplines

12.15

Lunch

13.00

Building Effective Partnerships

13.30

Engaging with Policy Makers

15.15

Coffee

15.30

Entrepreneurial Research

16.00

Closing remarks and next steps (finishing by 16.30)

18.30

Drinks Reception at Glasgow University Union

19.00

Dinner and Ceilidh with Invited Guests at Glasgow University Union. Close estimated at 11:00pm