Professor Dame Anne Glover, one of the country’s leading scientists, delivered University of the West of Scotland’s annual Brough Lecture at Paisley Campus on 16th April 2018.
Using her substantial scientific research experience, Professor Glover delivered a fascinating and insightful lecture entitled, ‘The importance of evidence’.
The 2018 Brough Lecture was part of the University’s ‘UWS Inspires’ event series and formed part of an NERC-sponsored conference, focused on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the Real World, being held at Paisley Campus from 16th to 17th April.
The Brough Lecture saw Professor Glover talk about the value of the knowledge we generate from research and how important it is that we take the time to communicate it effectively to a wide audience.
Dame Anne, who has a distinguished international career in scientific research, is member of the senior advisory team of the University of Strathclyde and took up the position of President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 1 April. She was the first Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland (2006-2011) and first Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission (2012-2014).