Research and Knowledge Exchange Open Forum

All staff are invited to the first Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE) Forum to be held on 12 November, 12- 2pm (room TBA on booking).

RKE Forums will be held once a term and are an opportunity for colleagues to find out about the latest developments in RKE policy, current research happening across the university and discuss Research and Knowledge Exchange related matters.

The Forum, hosted by Professor Tony Lavender (Pro-Vice Chancellor Research and Knowledge Exchange) will include:

  • An update and discussion about the development of the new RKE Strategy
  • A presentation from Research Professional on the services they provide
  • Presentation and discussion about the new RKE Impact Toolkit
  • Launch of the 2014 RKE report with short research presentations from colleagues and an opportunity to discuss the research themes
  • RKE Q&A

If you wish to attend please notify Nicole Robinson by 5 November 2014.

About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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