On 16 February 2010, an event was held at the Royal Society to celebrate the success of the Newton International Fellowships scheme. The Fellowships are awarded by the British Academy, the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering to attract outstanding postdoctoral researchers to the UK for two years. The aim of the event was to showcase the work of the Newton Fellows, and to highlight the UK as an attractive country in which to carry out world-class research. In an introductory speech, Professor Graham Furniss FBA discussed the personal and professional value of establishing a network of close relationships with scholars across the world.
• Graham Furniss
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