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Registration for AESIS' Oxford Course third edition is now open

Registration for AESIS' Oxford Course third edition is now open

AESIS proudly announces the third edition of the Oxford Course. This ambitious virtual course will feature leading experts involved with the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) who will demonstrate how to achieve societal impact of SSH through business development.

The course will welcome 20-30 participants from around the world, and each session will be taught in an interactive manner and include collective exercises to stimulate discussion. Themes covered in the course include:

  • Making academic ideas ‘market-ready’
  • Organising public and private alliances
  • Setting up services such as consultancies
  • Integrating impact in research strategy

The course will be hosted virtually from Oxford on 11-14th of May 2021. Each session will be taught in an interactive manner in order to make this initiative as fitting as possible to your particular aims and needs. Hands-on exercises offering tools and insights to organising impact structures in your specific organisation will be provided. Experts from the UK, US, and continental Europe will share their knowledge on issues ranging from business alliances and consultancy opportunities to generating awards and grants for research. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate signed jointly by AESIS and our course coordinator Mark Mann, Oxford University Innovation’s Innovation Lead for SSH.

Target groups include:

– Strategists within Universities
– Science policy managers
– Research managers within Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH)
– Facilitators of Societal Impact (knowledge exchange, business development)

Members of EARMA may register at the discounted price of €850 (originally €1050), by using the codeEARMA/OXCO21 upon registering.

Please find more information and the registration form here!

AESIS also offers a companion workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation for PhD’s and Post-Docs, aimed at training PhD students and Post-doc researchers in the skills necessary for innovating and translating their research into entrepreneurial ventures.