Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales visits IBERS

Professor John Harries, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Welsh Assembly Government spent the day at the University on Tuesday 21st of September.

Left to Right, Professors Mike Wilkinson, John Harries and Will Haresign

The Chief Scientific Adviser’s role is to advise the First Minister Carwyn Jones and the Welsh Assembly Government, to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics and the role of science within the wider knowledge economy.

Professor Noel Lloyd, Vice Chancellor of Aberystwyth University said
“It is a privilege to welcome Professor John Harries here. He will visit four departments during the day to learn more about our student provision as well as the world class research undertaken here in Aberystwyth."

Professor Harries visited the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, the Department of Computer Science, the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences and the Institute of Mathematics and Physics.