Conference on Inter-University Teaching and its Funding in the UK
The Department of Chemical Engineering and the Cambridge-MIT Institute (CMI) held a workshop on inter-university teaching activities in the UK on Friday 14th March, 2008. The conference was attended by representatives from 13 UK universities and seven multi-national companies. Prof. Ian Leslie - Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge - opened the conference, which then heard contributions from speakers from MIT, Cambridge, Imperial College, UCL and the universities of Birmingham and Leeds. Following the talks there was a working lunch at King's College, which was followed by a panel discussion investigating the future of web-based experiments. These discussions will be written up as a position paper to be circulated to interested parties and funding organisations.