Professor Karen Kirkby
Richard Rose Chair for Proton Therapy Physics, University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
16:15 - 17:00
The North South Innovation Divide: Panel Debate, sponsored by Siemens UK
Professor Karen Kirkby holds the Richard Rose Chair for Proton Therapy Physics which is a joint appointment between the University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.She is the research lead for proton therapy bringing together the research effort on protons in Manchester between the University, The Christie and the CRUK Major Centre. She also represents the UK internationally.
Karen has a grant portfolio of over £20M with funding and over 190 papers in peer reviewed journals, including Nature and has also written for popular science magazines and the broadsheets.