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High-tech Entrepreneurship - Starting a Moneymaking, High-Tech Business with Minimal Funding. A course for research students.
Practice No. 567
Last modified: 14/03/2011 12:45:18
Institution: University College LondonThis one-day course is aimed at UCL Entrepreneurs and covers how to exploit research to launch a high-tech Start-up, using students’ own resources and minimal funding.
Practice No. 695
Last modified: 14/03/2011 12:40:40
Institution: University College LondonThe increased emphasis on entrepreneurship facilitated by the additional funding from EPSRC aligns closely with UCL’s policy on researcher development, and has enabled the creation of a new and innovative programme of activities for research students.
Practice No. 358
Last modified: 14/03/2011 12:38:12
Institution: University College LondonRecruitment of Careers Service Staff to enhance the programme of careers focused skills for research students to include: Employer-led Skills Workshops Programme; Careers Advisor-led Workshops Programme; PhD Employers Fora.
Practice No. 1249
Last modified: 21/02/2011 16:41:42
Institution: University of GlasgowGlasgow's Students' representative council and the University are working in partnership to boost PGR representation, ensuring reps have adequate support, resources and training to fulfil their full potential in the role and effectively contribute to policy and strategy development.
Practice No. 1226
Last modified: 30/11/2010 13:39:12
Institution: University of YorkThe Department of Chemistry at the University of York developed a suite of training in the area of Enterprise, KT and impact in 2009/ 2010. These courses were developed and delivered within the Green Chemistry team led by Professor James Clark with input from a range of academics and industrial partners. The following text is largely from the promotional material supplied by Sue Couling email@example.com. The courses offered included: 1. Intellectual Property, Business Opportunities And The Impact Of Environmental Legislation 'Increasingly demanding environmental legislation can enable green chemists to develop technologies and new business opportunities' 2. Commercialisation of Science 'Following on from Intellectual Property, students will learn about technology transfer, licensing, and setting up a spin out company to market their greener product' 3. Public Awareness of Science and Sustainability 'Training and practical experience of designing, planning and taking part in a range of public facing events'
Practice No. 1237
Last modified: 26/11/2010 07:50:33
Institution: University of YorkInitial findings from attitudes towards entrepreneurship survey suggested that many researchers were more interested in the concept of social enterprise than "traditional" enterprise.
Practice No. 61
Last modified: 25/11/2010 15:55:47
Institution: Lancaster UniversityAn institutional programme provided by departments, faculties and the University for postgraduate researchers. Complimented by an online tool 'MyPGR' containing a JSS-linked Development Needs Analysis, Record of Supervision Meetings, Skills Record and Personal Development Planner.
Preparing Future Academics (PFA) is an accredited programme of study for Postgraduates who Teach. It enables participants to gain experience and basic expertise in facilitating learning, teaching and assessing student work in a University environment.
Practice No. 428
Last modified: 25/11/2010 14:37:00
Institution: University of YorkPFA is an accredited programme (20 'M' level credits - approx 1/3 of a UK PGCertHE) for early career researchers who want a formal qualification that will help them secure an academic teaching position. It is accredited by the Higher Education Academy such that participants who successfully complete the programme are entitled to apply for status as an Associate Fellow of the HE Academy.
Practice No. 1227
Last modified: 23/11/2010 16:23:05
Institution: University of YorkUsing CROS and institutional staff survey data the Concordat Working group developed a gap analysis of practice against the 7 principles of the Concordat and this was used to help develop an insitutional action plan which led to EU 'HR Excellence in Research' recognition.
Practice No. 1219
Last modified: 19/11/2010 14:16:06
Institution: University of LeicesterA series of methodology taster sessions which provide a basic introduction to a methodology, its application with examples, its advantages and its limitations or drawbacks. The seminars will later be available on the web as podcasts, together with key readings and links to other relevant resources on the web, making this a valuable web repository on research methodologies.