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Professional Development

Successful External Engagement - various workshops

Targeted Audience: All Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and Research Staff. Postgraduate researchers.

These workshops are run by the University of Southampton Research & Innovation Services (RIS) and are facilitated by various University of Southampton staff.

Successful External Engagement - Knowledge transfer through people

This session will look at the range of Knowledge Transfer opportunities that the University provides and supports. By the end of the session you will know the difference between KTP, KTS and KTI! There will be the opportunity to ask questions of a previous secondee and hear their personal experience.

- Highfield Campus

Successful External Engagement - How to effectively market your research

This session will cover the essential do's and don'ts when marketing your research. A specialist in this field will share their experience of successful marketing strategies.

 - Highfield Campus

Successful External Engagement - Your Professional Identity

This session will be an introduction to key themes in establishing your professional identity. It will focus on building a comprehensive digital reputation and business networking skills.

 - Highfield Campus

Successful External Engagement - Public Engagement with Research

This session will look at key challenges in public engagement and will explore innovative ways to reach your audience.

 - Highfield Campus

Successful External Engagement - Infrastructure and Sustainability

An overview of the infrastructure and sustainability sectors, examples of current engagement, how RIS can help you to engage with businesses in these sectors.

 - Highfield Campus

Led by: Carol Watts and Nikki Matthews, Environment and Sustainability Collaboration Manager

Successful External Engagement - How to influence Policy

 - Hifhfield Campus CANCELLED

Successful External Engagement - Interdisciplinary Research and the USRGs

 - Highfield Campus

Led by: Jackie Milne, Collaboration Manager Interdisciplinary Research

Successful External Engagement - The ICURe Programme

The ICURe Innovation-to-Commercialisation programme, piloted by the SETsquared Partnership and funded by InnovateUK and HEFCE, offers University researchers with commercially-promising ideas up to £50k to 'get out of the lab' and validate their ideas in the marketplace.

 - Highfield Campus

Led by: Alan Scrase, Business Acceleration Centre Manager

Successful External Engagement - Secondments into Industry

Opportunities and challenges; a former secondee shares their experiences.

 - Highfield Campus

Successful External Engagement - Working with Aerospace

Taking your research to new horizons.

 - Highfield Campus

Led by: Ben Jones, Aerospace Collaboration Manager and Roger Gardner

Successful External Engagement - Health & Pharma

Working with the health and pharma industry.

 - Highfield Campus

Led by: Brigitte Lavoie, Collaboration Manager Health and Pharma

Successful External Engagement - Social Enterprise

Ever had a business idea (or would like one)? This seminar will provide you with an introduction to social entrepreneurship and why it's good for you.

 - Highfield Campus

Led by: Pathik Pathak Director, University Social Enterprise Network

Successful External Engagement - IP (Intellectual Property) in the real world

Is your research protected? An introduction to Intellectual Property.

 - Highfield Campus

Led by: Laura Keene, IP Manager

Training Dates: There may be more than one training session scheduled; Please click on the 'Book now' button below to view all the date(s) available.

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