Ian’s career has spanned the capital engineering industry, an interdisciplinary research centre, and university administration and management. He is Director of Research and Enterprise at the University of Sussex, responsible for the research and knowledge exchange portfolio, including all aspects of the research lifecycle. He chaired ARMA for 7 years, is a leading member of the Brunswick Group, member of SRAI and is a Distinguished Faculty of that society. He is a founding member of the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS). Ian has served on a number of national committees, project boards and working groups, including for Research Councils UK, the Scottish and English Funding Councils, Universities UK, JISC, and HESA, on topics such as full economic costing, grant management systems, open access, research careers, research assessment, and research information management. He has also been an innovator in research management systems.

Sessions

11:30
6th Jun 2017
Room: Room 7

Scholarly Publishing for Professionals

Research Managers are increasingly engaged in research activity related to their profession.  This may be through accredited training, masters and PhD level programmes, as well on the job research.  This session will explore scholarly writing for new writers in terms of thinking about why to do it, what might be the barriers, and how to

Theme: Personal Development
Level: Management
Speakers:Alicen Nickson, Dr Ian Carter
Time: 11:30
Date: 6th Jun 2017
Room: Room 7

11:30
7th Jun 2017
Room: Hall 1A

Executive leadership initiatives

This session will present discussion on 3 executive level initiatives undertaken at different universities to improve research management operations. These initiatives were the outcome of the 9-month international leadership program co-sponsored by the Association of Research Managers and Administrators, the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, and SRA International. The initiatives being discussed include: 1.Enabling a

Theme: Service Organisation and Delivery
Level: Leadership
Speakers:Dr Stephanie Maloney, Dr Ian Carter, Dr Peter Townsend
Time: 11:30
Date: 7th Jun 2017
Room: Hall 1A