1st Gathering Assembly and presentation of SRUK to the Embassy

· London

In this first meeting the Official constitution of SRUK/CERU in the Spanish Embassy of London took place. The event was presided by the Embassy Ministry of the Office for Scientific and Cultural Affairs, Sr D Fidel López Álvarez. The 15 attendees supported the establishment of the Community, and acknowledge Dr Lorenzo Melchor, who was the promoter of this idea, for all his hard work and dedication in this start-up moment. In this founding meeting, the attendees agreed to establish the first objectives of SRUK:

– Disseminate the work done by Spanish scientist in the UK
– Establish an open dialogue with the politics responsible for the Science and Innovation in Spain
– Development of a webpage
– Offer opportunities for collaboration to Spanish scientists based in Spain
– Facilitate the mobility of researchers willing to move to the UK
– Organize meetings with high-level prestigious Spanish scientists doing research in Spain or in other countries
Also, the elaboration of a mailing list was proposed, to which the members would be subscribed, and attendees talked about the possibility of establishing SRUK as a non-for-profit organization