Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Public Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar
Official opening of NARF
The Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister for Science and Universities visited The Welcoming of Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister for Science and Universities to the new NARF facility.
The Roslin Institute and NARF. He was welcomed by Professor Sir Tim O’Shea (Principal of the University of Edinburgh), Professor David Hume (Director of The Roslin Institute), Professor Pete Kaiser (Director of NARF), Mr Richard Shaw (The Pirbright Institute) and Mr Steve Visscher (BBSRC). The minister was briefed on NARF’s remit and vision for the future.
Mr Willetts visited the new avian unit where he learnt more about this new facility from NARF team members Dr Adrian Sherman, Dr Alan Hart, Dr Jemima Whyte and Professor Dave Burt.
Mr Willetts then unveiled a plaque and addressed a small gathering of the great and the good from The Roslin Institute.