AHSS Business Engagement and Commercialisation SIG Meeting

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Join colleagues across Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences business engagement, knowledge transfer, commercialisation, research and everything in between or related, for a morning of interactive discussion, fresh funders’ updates and a workshop on AHSS and KTPs – what works, what doesn’t (Member only event).

The PraxisAuril AHSS SIG, Arts Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) - PraxisAuril, is a volunteer-led special interest group for Praxis Auril members and the wider community. The group meets a few times a year to discuss and share good practice related to Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) innovation, business engagement, knowledge exchange and commercialisation.


Venue: Online 

Timing: 09:30 – 11:30, Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Please note an email with the Zoom link and password shall be sent to you within your registration email one week before the event.

Draft Agenda:

  • 09:30 – 09:35 Welcome and business
  • 09:35 – 10:25 Update from funders: ESRC, AHRC – info sharing and engagement session

Melanie Knetsch - UKRI ESRC

Sam McGregor - UKRI AHRC


  • 10:25 – 10:30 Break
  • 10:30 – 11:25 KTP Workshop

The Scottish and the Midlands ESRC IAA/ DTP partnerships will present on pilot projects they are carrying out for the ESRC and together we will explore how well KTP's are working for AHSS - perceived barriers, alternative models used, how the program could host more industry collaborations with social science & arts and humanities etc.

  • 11:25 – 11:30 Wrap-up & Close

The current organising group of the AHSS SIG consists of:

Mark Addis – Open University

Helen Almey – University of Warwick

Jane Kavanagh-Lauridsen – University of Southampton

Carol McAnally – University of Reading

Fiona McCusker – Newcastle University

Mark Mann – Oxford University

Andrew Wray – Bristol University

Britta Wyatt – Oxentia Ltd


For any changes to registrations please contact Andrew Wray: Andrew.wray@bristol.ac.uk

If you are unsure if your organisation is a member you can check here or email info@praxisauril.org.uk and we can let you know.



13 October 2021 9:30 AM through 11:30 AM
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