RLUK Members Meeting

9-10 November 2023

University of Sussex

Registration has closed for this meeting.

Meeting venue: University of Sussex Conference Centre (Bramber House C6 – third floor)

Travel: There are frequent trains from Brighton Station to Falmer Station, (Falmer to Brighton Station) which is located opposite the University of Sussex Campus. Any delegates driving to campus should park in P7 Jubilee, which is a short walk from Bramber House (please contact Melanie Cheung for a parking permit).

Accommodation: Delegates are responsible for arranging their own accommodation. There are limited accommodation options on campus so we recommend delegates stay in Brighton.

Some accommodation options close to Brighton Station:

Ibis Brighton City Centre
Leonardo Hotel Brighton
Premier Inn Brighton City Centre

Wi Fi Password: fox one almanac (all lowercase, include spaces)

Agenda – 9 November

10:00 – 12:30: RLUK NDN Meeting – NDN members only (Gallery Room 2)

12:30 – 13:30: Arrival and lunch (Gallery Room 1)

13:30 – 15:15: Session 1 – AI, the research process, and the research library (Terrace Room)

Dr Natasha McCarthy​​​​, Associate Director, Policy, Royal Academy of Engineering
Dr Luba Pirgova-Morgan, research fellow, University of Leeds

15:15 – 16:15: University of Sussex Library tour – please sign up for the tour at the registration desk

19:00 – 22:00: Reception and Dinner – Royal Banqueting Suite, Royal Pavilion (Google maps)

Please head to the main entrance of the Royal Pavilion via the gardens (map)

**Please could those with specific dietary requirements make servers aware once seated at the table.**

Agenda – 10 November

10:00 – 13:00: Session 2 – Our institutional values and strategic planning (Terrace Room)

10:00-10:45 – Kindness in leadership
Prof Robin Banerjee (PCV for Global and Civic Engagement), University of Sussex and Founder of the Sussex Centre for Research on Kindness
10:45-11:15 Mass Observation and kindness
11:15-11:45 Break
11:45-12:45 Using our values in our work (group work)
12:45-13:00 Next steps and closing remarks

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch/meeting close (Gallery Room 1)