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IIB Essentials: Consultancy and Contract Research



Personal Effectiveness


Professional Knowledge and Business Skills

About this course:

Working with external partners such as companies and government bodies can be a great way to improve the impact of your work, obtain funding, develop new research material and build links.

This session will cover two mechanisms for working with external organisations, contract research and Consultancy.

Contract Research is REF attributable research actively funded by industry or government whereas consultancy is the provision of expert advice, analysis and interpretation which draws upon the expertise and knowledge of University staff.

Come along and hear about how to get involved in this kind of work, the support available from IIB and some case studies of successful projects.

Who should attend this course:

All Academic and Professional Staff who want to generate new funding and research opportunities by working with businesses and other organisations.


Carrie Rye: Commercial and Business Programmes Manager, and Tom Hurles: Commercial and Business Programmes Manager (Consultancy)

Learning provider:

The Innovation, Impact and Business Essentials Series is administered by IIB.

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