Unleashing the Entrepreneurial Potential of Doctoral Students, 29 June 2021, 10am-1pm, Online

10:00 am - 1:00 pm 29/06/2021

Discover innovative practices in identifying, recruiting and nurturing entrepreneurial mindsets with doctoral students

About this event

During this event supported by Enterprise Educators UK, delegates hears from a variety of individuals across the UK Higher Education sector who teach and encourage doctoral students to be more entrepreneurial.

Slides from this event:

Unleashing the Entrepreneurial Potential of Doctoral Students – 29 June 2021 – Slides-compressed

Programme Outline

10.00-10.10 Welcome Jerry Allen, Director for Entrepreneurship UCL

10.10-10.30 Why doctoral students make great entrepreneurs – what we have learned from the SPERO programme, Dr Ruth Weir UCL

10.30-10.50 Project ISIKLE and evaluating mind-set change in PhD entrepreneurship programmes, Dr Hannah Williams UCL

10.50-11.10 Developing the Entrepreneurial Mind-set of Doctoral Researchers – Lessons from ICR Programme at MEC, Dr Fatemeh Salehi, University of Manchester

11.10-11.20 Break

11.20-11.40 Why and How We are Training PhD Students to Be Entrepreneurial at King’s. Rachel Stockey, Kings College London

11.40-12.00 But what if I’m not an Entrepreneur? Experiments in acceleration, Augusta Critchley, Project Coordinator, MedTech SuperConnector, Imperial College London

12.00-12.20 Creating employable PhDs and PhD employers, Gareth Trainer, Newcastle University

12.20-12.50 Chaired discussion

12.50-13.00 Concluding remarks


Attendee details

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