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.
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.
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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…
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.
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.