Faculty of Arts & Humanities KE Conference

Event Title:   Knowledge Exchange in an Era of Austerity – The Challenge of Commercialisation from the Arts and Humanities Perspective
When: Wednesday 18 March, 12.30 to 18.00
Where: Maxwell Davies Building (MDg01), Canterbury campus

The Faculty of Arts & Humanities is holding a Knowledge Exchange Conference on Wednesday 18 March.  The conference will provide an opportunity to hear from some of the leading figures in Arts and Humanities knowledge exchange, and to explore the ways in which knowledge exchange could be nurtured and sustained through commercialisation, while continuing to generate impact beyond the academy.

There will be a mix of external and internal speakers and poster presentations.

Keynote Speaker:
Evelyn Wilson, Director, The Culture Capital Exchange, London
Other Speakers:
Alastair Upton, Chief Executive, The Creative Foundation, Folkestone
Audrey Songhurst, Director, Research and Enterprise Development Centre
Dr Alan Meades, Programme Director, Digital Design Suite, Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Lunch and refreshments will be provided and there will be plenty of opportunity to network with other delegates.  The event is open to all staff from any Faculty.  If you can’t come to the whole event, you are welcome to drop in when you can.

For further details, download the conference flyer and the conference schedule.

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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