Returning for the second year, the week welcomed over 1000 participants for a variety of events that addressed questions like:
- Can we change the world one person at a time?
- What does a suitcase full of eels have to do with sustainability?
- How do we create and maintain healthy landscapes?
Coastal impacts of extreme storms – Professor Gerd Masselink
Wednesday 23 January
It's a small world: the wonders of Nanotechnology – Professor Richard Handy
Thursday 28 February
Marine robotics: a vast frontier for development – Dr Jian Wan
Thursday 28 March
The geological record of earthquakes – Dr Sarah Boulton
Thursday 23 May
The first Research Festival explored a variety of topics from community engagement to antibiotic resistance, social media and politics to heritage, finishing with a day dedicated to addressing the opportunities presented by the Industrial Strategy.
- Professor of Building Performance Analysis, Pieter De Wilde
- Professor of Modern Literature, Angela Smith
- Professor of Medical Education, Hilary Neve
- Professor of Geology, Mark Anderson
- Professor of Primary Care, Richard Byng
2017 and earlier
- Professor of Aquatic Biology, Simon Rundle
- Professor of Composites Engineering, John Summerscales
- Professor of Human Geography, Richard Yarwood
- Professor of Geospatial Information, Ralph Fyfe
- Professor of Geomorphology, Anne Mather
- Professor of Education, Garry Hornby
- Professor of Animal Behaviour, Mark Briffa
- Professor of Aquatic Biology, Dave Bilton
- Professor of Catchment Science, Will Blake
- Professor of Environmental Politics, Ian Bailey
- Professor of Environment and Health Sciences, Tom Hutchinson
- Professor of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics, Nathan Clarke
- Professor of Entrepreneurship, Gideon Maas