Following a Masters’ degree in chemistry and a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry from Imperial College London, Dr Alice Brewer first worked as an Investigator in Drug Discovery at Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research. Two years ago Alice made the move to work at the University of East Anglia as a Doctoral Training Partnerships Officer. Alice is the Operational Manager for the NERC-funded EnvEast DTP (UEA and Universities of Kent and Essex), and also works with the EPSRC/NERC-funded NEXUSS CDT (University of Southampton, UEA and Heriot-Watt University) and the ESRC-funded SENSS DTP (Universities of Essex, East Anglia, London, Kent, Reading, Roehampton, Surrey, Sussex, City University, Goldsmiths and Royal Holloway).
Despite an extensive literature exploring the costs and benefits of Academic-Industry research consortia; and intra/inter-institutional collaboration through block-funded research centres, little attention has been paid to understanding the drivers behind and ongoing performance management of voluntary, formally-constituted, cross-institutional, collaborations within academia. Yet various such consortia, e.g. Eastern ARC, GW4, N8, U4 now exist. How do …
|Speakers:||Sarah Tetley, Dr Sarah Perkins, Dr Gijs Coucke, Dr Alice Brewer, Dr Helen Turner, Dr Nick Goldspink|