Meet the team: Clare Sowney

Today we meet Clare Sowney, Business Development Manager and talk collaboration with business, support for researchers and walking up Ben Nevis in the fog. What led you to work at the University? After working in the voluntary sector for 8 years I fancied a change. I didn’t really know what …

Engaging business with your research: Not what you think?

In today’s blog, Shonagh McEwan shares learning from our recent event ‘Engaging Business with your Research’. Dr Jamie Cross (Associate Dean – Knowledge Exchange and Impact, CAHSS) introduced our first Knowledge Exchange Learning Lunch of the semester, on ‘Engaging Business with your Research’. He highlighted that now, more than ever, …

UK industrial strategy, sustainable growth and research

Jonathan Rans explains what the current UK Industrial Strategy means for research, the current funding priorities and who to contact if you are interested in applying for Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) funding. The Genesis of the Industrial Strategy The UK is in the grip of a long-term productivity crisis. …