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Research and Enterprise Conference #BeckettREC20

Join us online for the Annual Research & Enterprise Conference - Find out how you can maximise research and knowledge exchange in these unprecedented times.

This year’s conference will be delivered online and shall explore ways we can come together to support, collaborate and fund Research and Enterprise across our University and beyond.  

Eventbrite bookings for the conference are now open, so book now to confirm your place.


Keynote Speaker
This year we will have a keynote from Professor Kevin Till in the Carnegie School of Sport. Kevin will be sharing his journey from aspiring young athlete to Professor, supported by his 20-year association with Leeds Beckett University.


Conference Sessions

Further conference sessions this year include sharing insights and guidance on how to become a chair and supervisor for our Research Students, understanding more about what funding and grant opportunities are available, working with businesses and how to write bigger and better bids.

All of the sessions at this years Conference have a Covid-19 refocus - sharing pivotal information which will equip you with the tools to deliver the most impact in the future.

There will be live Q&A sessions along with an online showcase which will bring together a range of extremely useful how-to guides, demo videos, impact case studies and much more.


10:30-11:00   Welcome and Keynote;
                      My Journey; From Undergraduate to Professorship , Professor Kevin Till

11:00-11:30   Chairing is Caring 

11:30-12:00   Live Q&A Session

12:00-13:00   Lunch Break

13:00-13:30   Working with business - how & why should I get involved?

13:30-14:00   Making Covid-19 Funding work for your research

14:00-14:30   Live Q&A Session

14:30             Closing Remarks

Session Details

Working with business - how and why should I get involved?
Find out why, now more than ever, it’s important to be working with external partners and businesses. Why it’s important for you, for your students and for your research and how it benefits the wider university. From initial contacts and engagement through to project delivery and support find out how the university’s Research and Enterprise team will help you get involved.

Making Covid Funding work for your research
This session will focus on the covid-19 funding opportunities relevant to our university and how you can use your existing work to apply to these calls. Dr Rachel Julian will be talking about how she’s used her research in Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping to apply to a covid-19 focused call.

We look forward to seeing you online on the 24th June - join in the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #BeckettREC20.


Book Now to secure your place at the conference.


Event Details

24 June 2020 -
24 June 2020
Online Conference
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