AHSS Business Engagement and Commercialisation Network SIG Meeting

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The AHSS Network 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.

28 October 2020 - 14:30 - 16:30

AHSS Business Engagement and Commercialisation Network SIG Meeting

Venue: Online (please register to receive a link to the Zoom invite)

Timing: 14:30-16:30, Wednesday 28 October 2020

Draft Agenda:

  • 14:30 - 14:40 - Welcome and business
    • Welcome to new members, PrA SIG Updates, Call for committee members, Structure of the day, Recap and reflections from Aspect sessions
  • 14:40 - 15:00 – Networking breakouts
    • Breakout groups of 2-4 people, rotating every 5 mins
    • Suggested topic: Bring a challenge/bring a solution to group to discuss
  • 15:00 - 15:40 - Update from funders
    • Melanie Knetsch - UKRI ESRC
    • Paul Meller - UKRI AHRC
    • Q&A
  • 15:40 - 16:25 - Discussion groups on themes
    • Attendees are invited to submit topics in advance. Initial proposals include:
      • AHSS commercialization - keeping it as a priority in context of Covid-19
      • Place based - opportunities to work with local authorities on issues that bring in SS
      • Others TBC – based on attendee suggestions
    • Discussion & Recap from Group Sessions
  • 16:25 - 16:30 - Wrap-up & Close


 The current organising group of the network consists of:

  • Andrew Wray – Bristol University
  • Britta Wyatt – Oxentia Ltd
  • Clare Sowney – University of Edinburgh
  • Isla Millar – University of Warwick
  • Mark Mann – Oxford University


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

  • For any changes to registrations please contact Britta Wyatt


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.

27 October 2020 2:30 PM through  9:30 PM
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