RICON 2016

Published on 2016-11-23T10:25:25Z (GMT) by
<b>Research & Innovation Supporters' Conference – 14 June 2016.</b><div><b>The University of Sheffield Octagon Centre.</b></div><div><br></div><div><div><div><div>On 14 June 2016 we ran a one-day conference in the Octagon Centre that was designed specifically for professionals who support research and/or innovation activities – for professionals based in academic departments, in faculties, in Professional Services and in research centres and institutes.<br></div><br></div>At the time this was a new initiative, the purpose of which was threefold:<br><ul><li>To Increase awareness and understanding of our ambition and strategic direction on research and innovation within a challenging climate, and the critical contribution that individual professionals make and need to make to this</li><li>To share and increase knowledge throughout the R&I professional community – of respective roles, perspectives, systems, processes, topics</li><li>To increase a tangible sense of belonging to a wider community</li></ul><br><b>The three themes<br></b>There were three underlying themes of the conference:</div><div><ul><li>Big Picture & Strategy – How professionals can help with the transformation of strategic R&I ambitions</li><li>Managerial & Operational – Technical and operational dimensions, for example new R&I support systems and processes, impact, public engagement, PGR, scholarly communication</li><li>Professional Development & Wellbeing – For example, how to be productive not busy, collaboration and culture change</li></ul><p>The full programme of events can be found <a href="https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7aOhVhcKTkBNExKVlRlQkF2eXM" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>See also the <a href="https://sites.google.com/a/sheffield.ac.uk/ricom/">RICOM (Research and Innovation Community) website</a> and Google community, <a href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/111755959820457608437">RICOMmunity</a>.</p><p><br></p></div></div>

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Knight, Melanie; Hudson, Richard; Jones, Gwynfor; Hart, Patricia; Halloran, Naomi; Robinson, Liz; et al. (2016): RICON 2016. The University of Sheffield. Collection. https://doi.org/10.15131/shef.data.c.3578678.v1