Join us for our 5th Annual Research Festival.
Date: 13th October 2023
Location: The Nunnery Campus
Theme: Secure, Vibrant, Sustainable
Hosted by UCM in partnership with researchers on and off the Island, Research Vannin is taking a collaborative approach to promoting a vibrant and productive research community through the sharing of resources, events and networking opportunities.
Our goal is to facilitate collaboration between researchers, on and off-Island; promote the reputation of Island-based research, and educate.
The theme of the 2023 Research Festival is Secure ,Vibrant, Sustainable in line with The Island Plan.
The Research Festival offers students, independent researchers and guests alike the opportunity to listen to presentations, participate in research workshops and network over coffee and lunch in the impressive environs of UCM’s Nunnery campus.
09:00: Registration and informal networking
09:30: The Chief Minister to open the festival
09:45: Keynote address by Dr Douglas Fox, Climate Change Scientist
12:15: Lunch & networking
13:00: Attendees return to their pathways
16:00: Event ends
Stands & exhibits:
In the foyer you'll fins:
- Tynwald, Parliamentary Research Services
- IOM Government Public Records Office
- Removing Barriers
- UCM Hive & Book Sale
- Manx National Heritage
From 08:45 Beans on the Scene will be selling Hot and Cold drinks and lunch (wraps, sandwiches, baked potatoes, smoothies and cakes).
Last year's event
If you missed last year's Research Festival you can watch most of the content here again.
We are a proud Biosphere Isle of Man Partner and member of the Stakeholder Partnership Group.