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Professor Maria Fasli appointed Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science and Health at the University of Essex

Professor Maria Fasli appointed Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science and Health at the University of Essex

BLG DRC Director Professor Maria Fasli (pictured) will become Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science and Health at the University of Essex from August 2019.
The appointment was confirmed by the University’s Council this week and, in August 2019, Professor Fasli will succeed Professor Graham Underwood, joining the executive leadership team and providing strategic leadership for the Faculty of Science and Health.
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Event | Bringing Data to Life for Policy and Practice: The BLGDRC Conference 2018

Event | Bringing Data to Life for Policy and Practice: The BLGDRC Conference 2018

Our two-day annual conference for 2018 will this year be held at The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 2BE, on 27 – 28 November 2018, from 9:30am-5:00pm. This conference will showcase research focusing on our four main research streams:

Through presentations and discussions, delegates will explore how different datasets, and the way in which they are being used, are advancing research and policy decisions. We are delighted to be welcoming representatives from policy, academia and research.
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Upcoming Webinars - University of East Anglia

Our partners at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, have the following \ARC webinars scheduled.


Following the successful launch of last year’s ARC webinar series, the IFoA is running a further series this year to showcase its largest cutting-edge research programmes.
For further information on ARC webinars, and to book, click here

Webinar | Mind the Gap: Skills Gap in the Labour Market

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM BST Online In this webinar, Isha Mishra, PhD Researcher at the Essex Business School, University of Essex, will explore what is meant by "skills gap", how the skills gap affects social welfare and the ways in which local council uses this information to address the skills gap.