Dr Sarah Tetley is the Eastern ARC Officer at University of Kent, with responsibility for developing Kent’s contribution to the Consortium’s three thematic research priorities : synthetic biology; digital humanities and quantitative social sciences. She received her Doctorate in Management from Kent Business School in 2016 (thesis title “Why the Big 5 : Understanding UK Seafood Consumer Behaviour”) and has a Masters in Conservation Biology from the University of Kent (2010) and a BSc (Hons) in Biology and Science and Technology Policy from Manchester Metropolitan University (1992). Prior to returning to full time education and assuming an academic career, Sarah held numerous middle and senior managerial positions within the National Health Service, developing expertise in leadership and management development, organisational change and service improvement. She has organised numerous training events and conferences in the past as well as delivering conference presentations. She is also an accomplished and qualified teacher in Higher Education, having experience of designing and delivering course materials through levels 3 to 7.
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|