The Hidden histories of environmental science programme is a broad cross disciplinary effort spanning environmental science, the arts, humanities, economic and social science researchers, practitioners and community groups, and is aimed at learning from the colonial past to inform a more equitable, inclusive future for the sector.
Working with people and organizations that aspire for better.
We are honoured to have worked with some fantastic people. Here are some examples of the events we have delivered.
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Research organisations in Blue posts
Intersections between them in Purple posts
With business norms rapidly changing, many businesses need to reassess their strategy and build resilience into their business model. Innovation makes the difference between revamping and reenergizing, and provides an opportunity to engage your team in evolving your business.
This SME had reached a point where they needed to spend time on rather than in their business. The covid19 pandemic has accelerated the need for change, but many SMEs are not sure where to start. Working with the core team, we took an analytical look at the data they were collecting through their business process, both intentionally and inadvertently, and how they might work with this data to improve their business growth.
Over 50 people from business, government, NGOs and academics collaborated on what the future of work might look like and what skills might this future workforce need. A follow-up series of online workshops took place more recently, with hugely insightful results especially around upskilling, reskilling and the impact of digital technologies on the future of required professional skills.
Ready to demystify a process that could transform your business? Heard all the buzz words and trying to figure out how to fit it into a Business Model Canvas tool? It’s all quite simple really, and the results are a more innovative, resilient, secure business.
Women and minorities are still underrepresented at tech events – why is this and how can we encourage more inclusive engagement? TechExeter are the focus point of all things tech-related in the regional capital of Exeter, Devon (UK). They called us in to help find solutions to the lack of diversity at their events.
Research projects with community-focused outcomes are as much in need of innovation techniques as are market-driven businesses. At a focused, productive workshop participants co-created two collaborative project proposals that would ultimately benefit stroke patients and their carers. We also had fun…
Speaking with clarity and confidence on complex topics: this is communication at its best. It is the sort of communication that is relevant to all business sectors and is key for a competitive advantage in presentations.
Collaborative research does not come naturally within the current reward system of established research excellence organisations. We explored how to get the most out of team science through building trust and provided tools for resolving the most common areas of conflict in scientific research.
A two-day innovation Bootcamp at the Environmental Futures and Big Data Impact Lab, University of Exeter, for business, NGOs and academic researchers. By the end, participants defined 6 actionable, fundable collaborative projects.
Strategic and innovation mentorship for SMEs working with big data in the South West. Contracted by the Environmental Futures and Big Data Impact Lab, University of Exeter.
Designed and facilitated the first conference of this woodlands creation and conservation project involving more than 25 organizations in the public, private, academic and third sectors.
I facilitated the launch meeting of a £1.5 million cross-disciplinary multi-institutional project involving academia, big industry, and non-government organisations.
This pan-university collaborative project on data visualization lead to an institutional culture change in data science education.
Produced Data Hall, a mural by Venezuelan-Dutch artist Patricia Van Dalen.
Increased cross-disciplinary engagement by 70% using creativity and innovation.