CIDRA, The University of Manchester (2005-2006)

The University of Manchester was mid-overhaul of its website when I joined May 2005. I felt that the development of a website for the "Centre for Interdisiciplinary Research in the Arts" (CIDRA) was key to the work that we were doing in promoting interdisciplinary research. The site was deliberately designed to remain small, to ensure that the information could be regularly updated, particularly the number of events we were involved in. We had to work…

Interdisciplinary Research Officer, CIDRA, Manchester

Interdisciplinary Research Officer, University of Manchester  A new post in which I promoted cross-subject research and provide support for bids and grants within the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures. I continually worked with senior staff, including the Director of CIDRA (Professor Frank Mort), Director of Research (Professor Alison Sharrock), and Postgraduate Director (Professor Bertrand Taithe) and Head of School (Professor Penny Summerfield), along with the Research Development Manager on the development of CIDRA and interdisciplinary research…

Knowledge Transfer, University of Manchester

'Addressing Different Audiences and Creative Approaches to K.T.' to 'Beyond Academia? A Conference on Knowledge Transfer' at University of Manchester Invited to be an expert panel member, and run a workshop at a postgraduate conference, drawing on my experience in working with CIDRA to organise discussions and events, working with regional 'cultural assets' to promote interdisciplinary 'out of the box' thinking. Encouraging students to think about innovative ways in which they could engage across the subject…