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Tackling the Great Challenges of the 21st Century

Events • In conversation

Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Lord Stern, President of the British Academy, discussed the new opportunities – and need – for collaboration between the traditional academic disciplines to respond to the big issues of our time, highlighting why the UK’s research base is such an important national asset. 

Speakers:

Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Chief Executive of the Francis Crick Institute.

Lord Nicholas Stern of Brentford, President of the British Academy and IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science.