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Case Studies

1. The Warwick Young Student Researchers’ Programme (WYSR)
– Trevor Robinson
On: Engaging ‘Students with Potential’ in research opportunities.
Purpose: To highlight the value to academic departments of involving young researchers
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2. Warwick Young Student Researchers Programme and the LYNCS Project
– Trevor Robinson
On: Engaging Your People in Developing Academic Research
Purpose: To show how rigorous medical research can include direct research by school-age children effectively.
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3. War, Memory, Trauma – Dr Sarah York
On: Early Career research and managing a programme of outreach activities
Purpose: Highlight the organising and research skills learned from engaging with schools and the wider community through museums.
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Dr Sarah York
   
4. Hiding in the Pub to Cutting the Cord? Fatherhood and Childbirth in Britain from the 1950s to the present
- Dr Laura King
On: Public engagement and research activities.
Purpose: Enhance the skills of an early career academic within a Research Centre to develop skills in public engagement activities, external partnerships and publication.
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Dr Laura King
   
5. Inside the Irish Giant: History, Science and Art
On: Public Engagement: merging the arts with academia.
Purpose: Highlight the breadth and creativity that public engagement can bring to the research agenda.
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Related documents: Public Engagement Presentation (Powerpoint Presentation)
 
   
6. Space to be Entrepreneurial: Undergraduate Student Opportunities in Research and Enterprise.
- Catherine Allen
On: The Value of Undergraduate Student Enterprise Initiatives
Purpose: Enhance the skills of undergraduates in employment and customer-focused enterprises.
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C Allen
   
7. WMG’s materials themed journal club.
- Sumit Hazra
On: Research staff enterprise & entrepreneurship development & opportunities
Purpose: To highlight the value and purpose of the WMG journal club and how it differs from others.
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Please contact Sandy Sparks sandy.sparks@warwick.ac.uk if you have an interesting project that you would like to share. Special thanks to Lisa Lavender for writing up case studies 1-6.