Head of Research and Enterprise, supporting doctoral students, developing Innovation Centres, increasing business-HE engagement, and developing student enterprise. Passionate about the economic impact of Universities and women in enterprise, Stef recently founded the Suffolk Centre for Female Entrepreneurship.
A member of the Executive of the UK Council of Graduate Education (UKCGE), 2013 – 2015, formerly the Graduate School Manager and Principal Officer for Research at UEL (2001 – 2006) and seconded to HEFCE for RAE2008.
Currently a Governor for primary school with responsibility for Chairing the Curriculum Committee. Stef devotes the rest of her time to raising her four children.
|Session||Research Development vs Business Development – Oil and Water?|
|Time||11:30 - 12:45|
|Date||Wednesday 6th June, 2018|
|Theme||Winning Friends & Influencing People|
Stefanie Thorne - Head of Research and Enterprise, University Of Suffolk
Tessa Jones - Manager, Research Development and Graduate Research at Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences