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Prof Bayvel, head of ONG invited to strengthen links between science and policymakers

UNLOC director, Prof. Polina Bayvel joined a selection of recognised scientists and engineering at the RISE Connect event organised by the EPSRC.

UNLOC director, Prof. Polina Bayvel joined a selection of recognised scientists and engineering at the RISE Connect event organised by the EPSRC.

Polina Bayvel, principal investigator of the UNLOC programme and head of the Optical Networks Group at University College London, was invited to a RISE Connect networking event organised by the EPSRC on March 2. Members of the Science and Technology Select Committee from both houses, chief scientific advisers, EPSRC council members, MPs with links to science and renowned scientists and engineers convened in the House of Commons in London for an afternoon of talks, presentations and informal discussion aimed at developing long lasting links and relationships between academics and parlamentarians. 

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