Research: Engagement, Impact and Commercialisation
We are pleased to confirm the details of the next PGR Skills Development and Social Forum.
Our speakers will cover various aspects of the above themes in general terms and also in relation to their particular discipline. Topics may include some of the following:
- Research Impact.
- Public Engagement.
- University/Industry/Community collaboration.
- Commercialisation of Research.
- Building Relationships with Stakeholders.
- Action Research.
- Participatory Research.
- Planning Research with Impact in mind.
- Adding impact to an existing project.
Current speakers confirmed include:
10am - 10.30am
Refreshments and Networking - First Floor Concourse Wilberforce Building.
10.30 - 10.35 - Introduction to the Forum - Professor Michael Gratzke,
10.35 - 11.10am
Professor Philip Leigh, Director of Business Engagement and Enterprise, Faculty of Science and Engineering.
11.15 - 11.45am
Dr Matthew Hardman, Reader in Wound Healing, Head of the Wound Healing Research Group, Director of Research-School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences. Find out more about Dr Hardman's pioneering multi-disciplinary collaboration with Smith & Nephew, the global medical technology business.
11.50 - 12.30pm
Professor Michael Gratzke, Professor of German and Comparative Literature, Director of the Graduate School. Prior to that Professor Gratzke was Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education.
12.30pm - 1pm
Student Open Forum - Led by Professor Michael Gratzke
Student-led questions and discussion related to the morning's talks.
If you have any queries please contact Jackie McAndrew, Public Engagement and PGR Experience Specialist, The Graduate School on firstname.lastname@example.org