NESTA – Highlights of 2018

Innovation methods to make sense of reality and create change – Get your head around the vast innovation landscape with this mapping of methods and approaches that help develop solutions to better society.  For full article click here

Measuring the demand and supply of skills – In the UK there are major issues with skill shortages. Nesta has built an interactive skills taxonomy to help make sense of how skills are changing and how we should react to these changes.  For full article click here

Change-makers creating a different, better society – Meet 2018’s New Radicals! Nesta and The Observer pull together a list of inspiring individuals and organisations who use radical thinking to tackle society’s biggest challenges. For full article click here

Funding Innovation: Making money work harder – 17 January: We’re inviting anyone with an interest in funding innovation to join us to discuss the range of financial tools and approaches we use to support innovation, and perhaps share some of your own experience.  Register your interest here

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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