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King’s College London welcomed Royster Fellows from the University of North Carolina to their campus July 8-12, 2018 for the second summer global conference of the Royster Global initiative.
Workshops and seminars supporting the conference theme “Civil Society and the Role of the University”, included the following topics:
  • Cultural institute and history of innovation
  • Transhumanism and artificial intelligence hackathon
  • Air quality and the city
  • Wellbeing and managing stress as a PhD student
  • Innovative communication for researchers

Civil Society and the Role of the University

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UNC Student Check-In
11:00am | Stamford Street Accomodation , 127 Stamford St, Lambeth, London SE1 9NQ
Check into Stamford Street accommodation & Free time to explore London with 2017 Fellows
Welcome Breakfast & Orientation
9:00am – 10:00am | Somerset House (Ante Room)
King’s: A Civic University in the Heart of London
10:00am – 12:00pm | KCL – Moot Court
Engagement Workshop – Cultural Institute & History of Innovation
Lunch
12:00pm – 1:00pm | Ante Room
Presentations – 5 Minute Thesis | 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Students to introduce their work
Department Visitations | 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Free time for visits to Departments
Welcome Reception
5:00pm – 7:30pm | River Room
Academic & Creative Writing Workshop
9:00am – 11:00am | Large Committee Room Guys
Hilary Davies, 2012-16 Royal Literary Fund Fellow
Can you be an Olympian and an Academic?
11:00am – 12:00pm | Large Committee Room Guys
Guest speaker
Lunch
12:00pm – 1:00pm | London Bridge Market
Transhumanism & Artificial Intelligence Hackathon
1:00pm – 4:00pm | Science Gallery London at the Gordon Museum, Percy Roberts Room
Free Time | 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Social Activity with 2017 Fellows | 5:00pm – 8:00pm
SPOTLIGHT on King’s – London Collaboration: ‘Air Quality & the City’
9:00am – 10:00am | G14 JCMB
Elliot Treharne, Air Quality Manager Greater London Authority
Dr. Ben Barratt, Geography Department
Wellbeing & Managing Stress as a PhD Student | 10:00am – 11:00am
Civil Society & the Role of the University: US & UK Perspectives| 11:00am – 12:00pm
Round Table discussion
Lunch | 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Innovative Communication for Researchers| 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Using Twine and Storify with Dr. Ben Schofield
Public Engagement Workshop | 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Closing Drinks | 5:00pm – 7:30pm

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Conference Participants

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Kingsley Chukwu
African Leadership Centre
Chiara Raffaella Ciampa
Classics
Bethan Cornell
Physics
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Elyse Couch
Health Service and Population Research Department
Martin de Heaver
Business School
Maria Victoria de Khamis
Business School
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Louise Gillies
Nursing & Midwifery Research
Faten Hussein
Comparative Literature
Alexandra Lautarescu
Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences
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Mavis Machirori
Nursing & Midwifery Research
Hilary Manning
European & International Studies
David Kohan Marzagao
Informatics
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Femi Owolade
History
Rakhee Patel
Population Patient Health
Alfio Antonino Puglisi
International and European Studies
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Sab Siddiq
Mathematics
Adina Stroia
French
Sana Zahabiyoun
Tissue Engineering and Biophotonics
Carlee Forbes
Art History
Kira Glynn
Evolutionary Developmental Biology
Cory Keeler
Geography
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Ben Lee
Occupational Science
Adams Nager
Public Policy
Madelyn Percy
Geological Sciences
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Colin Post
Information and Library Science
Kate Saylor
Science Policy and Bioethics
Max Spiegel
Communication
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Kathie Sun
Computational Biology
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