Speaking engagement

Connor Mckenzie to speak at UUK Research and Innovation conference

24 Nov 2021

MillionPlus Head of Policy and Research Connor Mckenzie will speak at Universities UK's Research and Innovation Conference on 24 November 2021.

Connor will take part in a session titled Using research and innovation to support levelling-up.

Universities have a crucial role to play in boosting their local economy. This session will discuss how universities support their local regions and how university research contributes to economic, social and covid-19 recovery.  

Also on the panel are:

  • Professor Anupam Nanda, Professor of Urban Economics & Real Estate, University of Manchester - invited 
  • Dr Clare O'Neill, Senior Business Development Manager, Manchester Metropolitan University - invited 
  • Professor Ian Craddock, Director, EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Health & Care, University of Manchester - invited 

Professor Kathryn Mitchell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Derby, will Chair the discussion.

More information is available here.