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Ms Karen Clinkard

Ms Karen Clinkard

Principal Teaching Fellow in Marketing

Research interests

  • Branding
  • Research Methods
  • Small business marketing

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Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ


As a Principal Teaching Fellow, Karen is involved in developing, delivering and evaluating the learning, teaching and student experience, as a senior member of the Digital and Data Driven Marketing department. She teaches on a range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes, with a particular passion for encouraging colleagues and students to engage with businesses, to develop live client learning opportunities.  Since 2020, Karen has been a 0.5 FTE member of the University Strategic Major Projects team, as a Curriculum Designer for the Reducing Curriculum Complexity project.  She has also worked alongside CHEP colleagues in the "Enhancing Academic Support and Delivery" project, leading a worksteam developing training materials and raising awareness of the benefits of peer-to-peer (student to student) in-curricular activity. 

Karen's research interests include branding, service sector, employability enhancement, enterprise education and mindset improvement.

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