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Conference report: Briefe als Träger und Trigger von Affekten, Münster (03.-04.07.2015)

Bericht von Laura M. Reiling
Germanistisches Institut
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
l_reil02@uni-muenster.de

Vom 3. bis 4. Juli 2015 organisierten Katharina Fürholzer (Graduate School “Practices of Literature”) und Yulia Marfutova (Graduiertenkolleg “Literarische Form”) an der Universität Münster die Nachwuchstagung “Briefe als Träger und Trigger von Affekten”. 1,770 more words

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Conference Report 2015: Incubators and Accelerators - a major distraction or a perfect tool for technology transfer?

Sean Fielding RTTP, Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer at the University of Exeter and PraxisUnico Board member, reports from the session he chaired featuring speakers Amy Neale of NDRC, Simon Bond of SETsquared, and Jon Bradford of Techstars London. 533 more words

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Reflections on Socrel 2015 - Foundations and Futures

In this post Katie Aston summarises just some of the presentations delivered at the 2015 Socrel conference, which may be of interest to researchers in the field the Nonreligion and Secularity. 1,687 more words

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Conference Report 2015: Funding – beyond grants, competitions and bootstrapping

Neil Hayes RTTP, Commercial Manager, Research & Knowledge Transfer, University of Exeter, and member of PraxisUnico Advocacy Committee reports on a this session featuring speakers Brian McCaul, Director of Innovation, Queens University Belfast; Goncalo de Vasconcelos, Co-founder and CEO, SyndicateRoom and Dr Nicola Broughton, Investment Director, Mercia Technologies… 784 more words

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Conference Report 2015: Successful engagement with SMEs - what’s the secret?

Gerald Law, Chief Executive of the UK Innovation Forum and Conference Committee member, reports back from the SME engagement session.

The SME engagement session involved lively and stimulating descriptions of three different styles of engagement, from three different sorts of organisation, from three different countries. 498 more words

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Conference Report 2015: CRM - overhyped private sector fad or innovative opportunity for HE growth and resilience?

Sue Hatton, Head, Research Development Unit, Coventry University and member of PraxisUnico Conference Committee, reports back on this session featuring speakers Karen Race, Deputy Director of Academic Enterprise, Teesside University; James Fry, Partner, Eversheds LLP, and Carl Dempsey, Vice President, Solutions Engineering, Salesforce. 891 more words

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How To Play Knowledge

Like the Research Ethics event I attended last Thursday (see my previous blog post), the How To Play Knowledge conference (Friday 3 July, BCU Parkside) was fairly quiet: there was some coming and going, but probably only 25 people attended over the course of the day.   653 more words