Celebrating Social Science Impact Event 2023
In recognition and celebration of the amazing variety of research impact activity funded by the ESRC's Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) 2019-2023, we are holding a special event this spring in the beautiful lakeside surroundings of The Slate at Warwick Conferences. Chaired by Professor Nick Vaughan-WilliamsLink opens in a new window,Link opens in a new wind Vice-Provost and Chair of the Faculty of Social Sciences and PI of the ESRC IAA, the day will include:
- Short talks from recipients of IAA funding highlighting how these awards are enabling their research to have a positive impact on wider society (whether at regional, national or international level) followed by a Q&A .
- Sessions to showcase the impactful work of the ESRC IAA Postdoctoral Innovation Fellows across the Midlands Region and to highlight the various collaborative activities made possible by the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership.
- A spotlight on the recent ESRC IAA Commercialisation of Social Science Research fund (CRoSS), including commercialisation ‘myth-busting’, pop-up sessions with business consultants and talks from CRoSS award holders.
In addition we will recognise those whose IAA-funded work has achieved outstanding impact with a series of Warwick Social Science Impact Excellence Awards.
The event is open to all researchers (including ECRs and PhD students) and members of academic and professional services staff with an interest in social science research.
A hot buffet lunch will be provided.
Registration is essential.
Date: Monday 27 March 2023
Location: The Slate, University of Warwick.
Directions: How to find us.
A hot buffet lunch will be provided.
Registration to attend is essential and has now closed. If you are interested in attending the event please contact:
A photographer will be present. Please let a member of staff know if you are not happy for your pictures to be used in future marketing and communications purposes.
For any questions about the event, please contact the ESRC IAA Team
|10:00||Tea and coffee on arrival|
|10:15||Welcome and keynote by Chair of Faculty/PI ESRC IAA, Professor Nick Vaughan-Williams|
|10:30||Showcase of Warwick ESRC IAA (round2) funded projects|
|14:00||Midlands post-doc fellowship|
|15:30||CRoSS showcase and commercialisation myth busting session including pop-up sessions with business consultants|
CRoSS Showcase and Commercialisation 'myth busting' session
Pop-up session booking
Book a 10 minute slot with one of our business experts. These slots are available to University of Warwick staff and doctoral students only.
Quentin works with early-stage technology businesses to help them understand their market opportunities and prepare them for investment. He mentors start-up founders and provides business development advice. He contributes to Innovate UK’s ICURe programme as assessor, business advisor and chair of option roundabout panels.
He is a former CEO of Warwick Ventures (now Warwick Innovations), the University of Warwick’s technology transfer office, and managed Warwick’s spinout equity portfolio. Prior to Warwick, Quentin co-founded four technology businesses in software, composite structures, surface treatment and heat pumps. He currently chairs one of them, RolaTube Technology. His earlier career was in international business development and consultancy.
He is a non-executive director of Midlands Mindforge, UPS Pension Trustee and two local social enterprises. He is a co-founder and Chair of the Levantine Heritage Foundation.
Britta C Wyatt
Managing Consultant, Oxentia Ltd