Dr Faye Taylor


University AllianceFaye Taylor

Job title

Policy & Projects Manager


Faye joined University Alliance in 2014 to focus on research, innovation and university-business collaboration policy, and has led recent collaborative research activities between Alliance members.

Before joining University Alliance Faye led benchmarking projects on knowledge exchange and researcher careers advice at the University of Nottingham. As a post-doctoral Fellow at the educational charity Cumberland Lodge she managed a series of programmes bridging HE research with public and third sector policy, and was responsible for the annual 'Life Beyond the PhD' intensive retreat focused on developing researcher careers. She has worked on community outreach, widening participation and researcher development throughout her career and volunteers for a charity promoting aspiration and capacity building for underprivileged school girls in London.

Faye has a PhD in History from the University of Nottingham, and has taught courses in European History at King's College London and Nottingham. She has a particular interest in international exchange and education following extended research visits in France and Italy, and manages annual European study visits for students from the US.