Ehsan Masood

Knight Science Journalism Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ehsan Masood, Knight Science Journalism Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ehsan is a science writer, journalist and broadcaster and was previously editor of Research Professional News. He worked for the journal Nature as a writer and as acting chief commissioning editor. He has also worked as Opinion Editor of New Scientist and communications director at LEAD International.

Ehsan has also written for Prospect magazine and openDemocracy.net, as well as The Times, The Guardian and Le Monde. He is a former director of communications of Leadership for Environment and Development and also advises the British Council on science and on cultural relations. Ehsan was a regular contributor to Home Planet, an environmental affairs programme on BBC Radio 4 in the UK. He is chair of trustees of The Muslim Institute a UK-based charity that supports critical thinking among British Muslims.

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Sessions

Session Running a research university in an era of austerity politics and laissez faire economics
Time 09:30 - 11:00
Date Wednesday 6th June, 2018
Style Plenary
Speakers Ehsan Masood - Knight Science Journalism Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Goldston - Director of the MIT Washington Office
Shearer West - Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Nottingham
Session Global Leadership Summit (not included in INORMS fee)
Time 09:30 - 17:00
Date Monday 4th June, 2018
Style Plenary
Speakers Ehsan Masood - Knight Science Journalism Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rebecca Endean - Strategy Director UK Research and Innovation
Norifumi Miyokawa - Senior Research Administrator, Hiroshima University
Sukanya Kumar-Sinha - Deputy Director, RCUK India
Christina Miller - Director, UK Research Office (UKRO)
Xerxes Mazda - Director of Collections, National Museums Scotland

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