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Member Resources

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30 September 2021

Social Science Commercialisation Case Studies

Sharing insights and examples that inspire social science commercialisation.

29 July 2021

Methods for Change: Mapping as Octopus

Here we join Heather Miles, University of Manchester, reflecting On the Creative Methods Zoo question “If your research method were an animal, what would it be?”

27 May 2021

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Mapping: Case studies

Case studies from the Aspect Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Mapping funded project.

28 April 2021

Research Method: Mobile Visual Methods

Exploring the Mobile Visual Methods approach with the Methods for Change project.

6 April 2021

Social Science / Social Ventures

Which is what and what is the difference?

6 April 2021

ARC Accelerator: Class of 2021

Welcoming the Aspect Research Commercialisation (ARC) Accelerator class of 2021

5 April 2021

Case study: Devie

Devie is a digital coaching app supporting parents of early years children.

11 March 2021

What’s different about social science entrepreneurship?

A Q&A session from the Aspect Entrepreneurship Community of Practice

21 December 2020

A bright new world of social science ventures

Chris Fellingham reflects on the inaugural SUCCESS cohort and looks ahead to the new ARC Accelerator

17 November 2020

SUCCESS Programme – 2020 cohort winners announced

Find out which projects won awards at the pitch day

12 November 2020

Supporting diversity in innovation and entrepreneurship

The learnings from an Aspect Q&A session on this key topic

20 October 2020

Ecosystem Mapping Project update

An update on the Aspect Ecosystem Mapping Project from Project Manager Emma Mirams

12 October 2020

SUCCESS workshop with Ti Xu of Cibus Health

Practical insights on needs-based innovation.

30 September 2020

Webinar recording: Poverty measurement research

Taking poverty measurement research into the private sector

23 September 2020

Webinar recording: Creating ventures during COVID-19

Creating ventures during COVID-19: Challenges and opportunities

14 September 2020

Reflecting on lessons learnt from the SUCCESS Programme

An interview with Chris Fellingham, Head of the SUCCESS Programme

23 July 2020

Social science spinouts a neglected pathway to impact?

Chris Fellingham explores the importance of spinouts for achieving impact

16 June 2020

Academic research for a better society: through social entrepreneurship

Insights from one of our SUCCESS programme projects – Cost Calculator for Children’s Services

1 June 2020

SUCCESS workshop on social technology

Key insights from our session with Social Tech Trust and Hello Lamp Post

15 May 2020

Mapping an ecosystem: The Enterprising Oxford Journey

Enterprising Oxford (EO) collates and curates entrepreneurial resources around people, places, programmes and pounds

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