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Conference News

Photographs from the conference are online

PDF files with the complete programme and presentation sessions are available.

Conference abstracts are now available online.

A personal invitation from Raffaele Liberali, Director for the Human Factor, Mobility and Marie Curie activities.



The conference's host city has a wealth to offer visitors from restaurants and art galleries to the world famous Manchester night life.

The University of Manchester is Britain's largest single-site university with a proud history of achievement and an ambitious agenda for the future.

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Delegate Questionnaire

As part of the monitoring process for Marie Curie Actions and the MC2 conference delegates are asked to complete a short questionnaire. The aim of the survey is to monitor the level of experience of Marie Curie fellows attending the conference and obtain an insight into their views regarding career development.

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MC2: Putting the Knowledge Based Society in to Practice

On 10-12th April 2006 the University of Manchester will host a conference dedicated to some of the best young researchers from across Europe. This high profile event aims to expose researchers to a variety of multi-disciplinary lectures, seminars and workshops with speakers drawn from a wide range of academic, business and policy agencies.

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International Keynote Speakers

From leading academics to key figures in research policy and industry MC2 has secured a diverse and interesting range of keynote speakers.

Nobel Laureate, Dr Tim Hunt from Cancer Research UK, will be addressing the conference with his presentation, "How to Win a Nobel Prize".


Networking Opportunities

Bottom up research meetings and research 'speed dating' ensure you get the best from the conference and its delegates.

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Research and Training Activities

Posters, presentations and research skills workshops the conference programme addresses the key needs of modern European researchers.

Delegates enjoying working together.

Supported by the European Commission

The Marie Curie Actions, are aimed at the development and transfer of research competencies, the consolidation and widening of researchers' career prospects, and the promotion of excellence in European research. The Marie Curie Workshops and conferences provide a forum for Marie Curie fellows from a broad range of disciplines to discuss current possibilities to enhance their career perspectives within the European Research Area Information on the complete range of Marie Curie Actions can be found online.