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University’s Enterprise Priorities 2017-2020

The aim of the University’s Enterprise Plan for 2017-2020 is to deploy existing and new, resources in coordinated partnership with key local stakeholders to improve the economic metrics and business environment of Northamptonshire.   In achieving this aim the plan will also improve graduate employability, wellbeing, environmental and other metrics.

The University’s Enterprise Priorities 2017-2020 document has been written by Professor Simon Denny, Executive Dean for Research, Impact and Enterprise.  Find out more about these Priorities by reading the full document UoN Enterprise Priorities 2017 – 2020

 

Critical Mass conference – discounted tickets for students

The Critical Mass conference will run at the The Royal Institution of Great Britain in London on the 19th and 20th October 2015, with two days of speeches and discussions asking, ‘how are we reaching critical mass for social enterprise, social value, impact investing and corporate social innovation?’

University of Northampton students have been offered tickets at a discounted price of £80+VAT. To order a discounted ticket please email Christina Katara. The conference website quotes a ticket price of £125 for students, so do email Cristina instead for the reduced rate.

See the Good Deals website for the full programme.

Critical Mass conference – call for research posters

Critical mass conferenceThe Critical Mass conference will run at the The Royal Institution of Great Britain in London on the 19th and 20th October 2015, with two days of speeches and discussions asking, ‘how are we reaching critical mass for social enterprise, social value, impact investing and corporate social innovation?’ Read the rest of this entry

International Colloquium on Arts Enterprise being convened at the School of the Arts in January

Next term Dr Patrick Campbell will be holding a two-day international colloquium exploring the field of Arts Enterprise.  It will feature keynote speakers from Nigeria, Brazil and the UK, each of whom will share their own experience of how the arts can contribute to sustainable economic growth, social transformation and innovation.  To submit an abstract to this event or register your attendance, please read Dr Campbell’s Call For Papers…

UPDATE 29 January 2013: Access the current programme for this event below.

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Unpicking social enterprise: the great debate

Date: Wednesday 27th November

Time: 12:30 to 13:30 (refreshments will be served from 12:15pm but feel free to bring your own lunch)

Place: Park Library TPod

In the first of our relaunched series of ‘Lunchtime in the library’ events, LLS have invited two eminent speakers to share their perspectives on social enterprise.

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Social Enterprise and the Health Sector: A lunchtime seminar

CFHWSubmitted by Ruth Hughes-Rowlands

The UN School of Health, in association with NHS Northamptonshire, presents a seminar:

Social enterprise, is this a benefit to the health sector?
Wednesday 12th June 2013, 1-2pm at Sunley Conference Centre, the University of Northampton, Park Campus. Includes a sandwich lunch.

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Research Opportunities with Social Enterprise

The Canal and River Trust Seminar

1100 – 1400hrs Thursday 13 December 2012 : Sunley Conference Centre Read the rest of this entry

Northamptonshire – Driving Social Enterprise

The University of Northampton, in partnership with E3M, is pleased to announce that the Inaugural E3M European Conference and Exhibition 2013 entitled Growing Successful Social Enterprise: Lessons and Opportunities will take place on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th March 2013, at Kettering Conference Centre, Kettering, Northants.  Read the rest of this entry

New transcription service launched

Transcribers needed – Northampton

The role involves typing up transcripts for a couple of University of Northampton staff and researchers. This will be on an ad-hoc basis at times that suits you and your studies. The hours of work available depends on your availability.

This role will be based from your own home and is paid on the length of the transcription. For example a transcript that is an hour in length will be paid a certain amount for example £15.

They have a number of recordings that are waiting to be transcribed so are looking for people to start as soon as possible. They estimate they have a number of hours that can be spread over a number of student transcribers. Read the rest of this entry