Case Studies & Success Stories

Read about the successes, partnerships and best practices across the Knowledge Exchange sector from the PraxisAuril membership. Individual case studies demonstrate both the value and impact of the work conducted by research organisations and KE Professional. If you have a case study to share, email leanne.kenyon@praxisauril.org.uk.
Case Study from the Open University:  An interdisciplinary industry partnership helped philosopher, Mark Addis redefine the construction industry’s understanding of expertise. It also set his career in a newdirection. Read the full case study attached:   
Case Study from the University of Edinburgh: Collaborating on a new desktop wellness app gave Dr Kasia Banas a valuable outlet to positively impact thousands of workers’ health and wellbeing. The $4.2 trillion US dollar global wellness industry encompasses everything from personal care to nutrition...
Case Study from the University of Edinburgh: A project with Festivals Edinburgh took Dr Jakov Jandric back to his artistic roots. Each year, Edinburgh’s Festivals attract audiences in their millions to the Scottish capital. From the Royal Tattoo to the International Film Festival and the Festival...
Case Study from the University of Edinburgh: Dr Faye Wade donned a hard hat and high-vis jacket to help the construction industry utilise new technologies to avoid costly mistakes. Sharing jokes with construction workers over fish and chips at a sewage works on the west coast of Scotland is not Dr...
Case Study from the University of Nottingham: Dr Xenia Pestova Bennett is using her performance expertise to help Midlands workers and school children deal with stress and anxiety. From an early age, most of us have felt the pressure to fit in at school and achieve good grades. As we reach...
Case Study from the University of Edinburgh: Rolling the dice on new creative endeavours had surprising results for Dr Gianluca Raccagni’s research and teaching.costly mistakes. Analysts expect the global tabletop games market will be worth more than $12 billion by 2023. Key to this boom, the...
Case Study from the University of Edinburgh: A phone call to the Swedish giant laid the foundations for a project which could make manufacturing and construction significantly more climate change-friendly, says Dr Kathi Kaesehage. The world’s population is expected to throw away more than 6 million...
Case Study from Cardiff University: Dr Phil Morgan says a three-year secondment with Airbus, is a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to influence the next generation of human-centric industrial cyber defences. Dr Phil Morgan, an Associate Professor at Cardiff University, believes robust cybersecurity...
Case Study from the University of Edinburgh: A collaboration with Scotland’s largest housing association started Dr Kate Carter on a journey to influence the country’s social housing strategy for the next 20 years. Imagining the home of the future has been a popular occupation among designers,...
Case Study from the University of Warwick: Professor Helen Spencer-Oatey and Dr Daniel Dauber’s benchmarking tool allows universities to measure the effectiveness of the global education they offer. Demand from employers for global graduates has made internationalisation and diversity a priority in...