SAVE THE DATE: Event and reception to meet the President and Nobel Prize Winner

‘In conversation’ with the President & Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell and Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Andre Geim

Monday 4 April 2016
6:30pm

We are delighted to invite you to join us for this prestigious event taking place on Monday 4th April 2016.

Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell has been President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester since 2010. She was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in June 2004 and made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in June 2005, in recognition of her services to science. She also co-Chairs the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology and is a Deputy Lieutenant for Greater Manchester.

Professor Sir Andre Geim won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010 for the ground-breaking discovery of wonder material graphene. He was also awarded the Copley Medal in 2013 for “numerous scientific contributions and, in particular, for initiating research on two-dimensional atomic crystals and their artificial heterostructures” and the Niels Bohr Medal in 2011 for “outstanding contributions to the development of physics”, among many other awards. He holds Kinghthoods from the Netherlands (C.N.L. 2010) and the UK (Kt 2012).

The event will be held in the Straits Room, The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore, 049178. The ‘In conversation’ will begin at 6:30pm (please aim to arrive for 6pm) and a standing buffet reception will be served at 8pm.

Tickets cost SD$ 20 (£10 approx.) per person and you can book by clicking on this link https://your.manchester.ac.uk/events/events-iesing-0416. The ticket will guarantee your place and includes all drinks and food. You are welcome to bring one guest with you.