Crucible Programme 2020

At present, we are still hoping that the 2020 Glasgow Crucible will go ahead as planned on the dates below, with applications being accepted until mid July.

However, we will continue to review this and will post updates if anything changes. 

  • Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th August 2020 - We will depart the University at 9:30am on the 26 August arriving back at approx 5:00pm (traffic dependent) on the 25th August.
  • Wednesday 30th September 2020, 9:00am-5:00pm. We will begin the day at the Glasgow Science Centre.
  • Thursday 22nd October 2020, 9:00am-5:30pm, Studio93. 

 

The 2019 programme is provided below for reference. A full 2020 programme will be released closer to the time. 

Programme Days 1 and 2

Venues: SCENE and Lodge on the Loch  

 (2019 programme provided for reference only - the2020 programme will be confirmed in the coming weeks)

Day 1

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)

 

Day 2

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

 (2019 programme provided for reference only - the2020 programme will be confirmed in the coming weeks)

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

 (2019 programme provided for reference only - the2020 programme will be confirmed in the coming weeks)

09.00

Coffee available at Studio93

09.30

Welcome and introduction to the day

10.00

Interdisciplinary / intercultural collaboration, with Mary Ryan, Heather Ferguson and Allan Gillies, plus an overview of Compumatch with William Pettersson.

12.15

Lunch

13.15

Building Effective Partnerships

13.45

Entrepreneurship & Converge Challenge with Adam Kosterka

14.00

Engaging with Policy Makers, with Nick Watson

15.15

Coffee

15.30

Policy briefings, with Allison Jackson

 

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