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1 February 2023

SHAPE Pre-Accelerator 2023

The SHAPE Pre-Accelerator is an online programme that supports researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities
and the Arts explore routes to generating sustainable impact at scale.

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1 February 2023

HOPE INTO ACTION | Social Sciences Impact Conference, 20-21 March 2023 – registration now open!

This two-day conference (20-21 March, St Anne’s College, Oxford) will celebrate engaged and impactful social sciences research, and provide inspiration and support for researchers’ non-academic stakeholders hoping to create change for the better through their work.

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18 January 2023

THE UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL ARE OFFERING FREE TRAINING SESSIONS!

The University of Bristol are offering free training sessions run online to support academics to understand the potential impact of their research and supporting them with how to get there.

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5 January 2023

reSHAPE launch

On the 4th of November 2022 the first edition of reSHAPE was launched. A collaboration between Aspect, The British Academy, ARC and Aspect Angels, the event brought together pioneering SHAPE ventures, investors, policy makers, academics and key players in the sector.

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3 January 2023

An introduction to Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (Innovate UK)

The Methods for Change (M4C) team delivered a session organised by Dr Temidayo Eseonu on Innovate UK funding, in particular, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) that link businesses, academics, and inspiring graduates and post-graduates.

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2 December 2022

Opportunity! Angel investment network manager

A unique opportunity to be part of the UK’s first cross-university network focused on investing into SHAPE ventures.

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24 November 2022

ASPECT Translational Impact Accelerator Hub: SHAPE Pre-Accelerator Showcase

Join in with a day of interactive, in-person, showcases and workshops with ASPECT’s Translational Impact Accelerator Hub and Cardiff University!

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17 November 2022

Digital Shape: creating capacity to support digital innovation in AHSS

Digital SHAPE is a joint meeting of ASPECT, ASTP and Praxis Auril, hosted by Cambridge Enterprise.
This one-day, in-person meeting focuses on Digital Innovation in the context of knowledge transfer in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and the Arts (‘SHAPE’).

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11 November 2022

Let’s talk about games

As part of the activities of the Games Hub, a project funded by ASPECT, the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow, the KE & impact team of the COSS, University of Glasgow, held this event to support the work on gaming and innovation of both academics and professional services. Here’s what they found…

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7 November 2022

Event: Methods for Change – Social science methodologies for 21st century problems

Join theMethods for Change Team two interactive events on a diversity of social science methods for understanding and addressing 21st century challenges!

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24 October 2022

reSHAPE: investing in impact at scale

4th November 2022: Aspect, The British Academy, ARC and Aspect Angels have joined forces to present reSHAPE, the first comprehensive showcase event for high-calibre social science, humanities and arts (SHAPE) ventures.

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24 October 2022

UKRI Healthy Ageing Catalyst Awards

UKRI and Zinc are pleased to announce the 4th funding round for the Healthy Ageing Catalyst Awards.

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18 October 2022

Survey on social entrepreneurship (closes 15 November)

The team from the School of Design of the Royal College of Art is developing a design-driven training programme to support social entrepreneurship.

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18 October 2022

Let’s talk about games!

Join the team from the Aspect-funded Games Hub for this innovative event bringing together games produced by academics across the Aspect network.

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27 September 2022

EVENT: Introduction to Innovate UK funding

Join the Methods for Change Team to learn more about how Innovate UK funding can support the use of social science methods for addressing 21st century challenges!

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2 September 2022

The British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society announce funding for eight interdisciplinary research projects based at universities across the UK.

Awarded under the APEX scheme (Academies Partnership in Supporting Excellence in Cross-disciplinary Research) with support from the Leverhulme Trust, the funding will enable established researchers with a strong track record in their respective field to pursue research that spans the social sciences and humanities, engineering and the sciences.

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2 September 2022

Webinar:  7 September 2022: Human centric research of skills and decision making capacity

In this webinar researchers from the Royal College of Art Fashion Department (RCA), Manchester Fashion Institute (MFI) and Cranfield University will share their findings and the development of a new methodology which joins Fashion Practice Research to Human Factors Research.

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25 August 2022

The Aspect Forum 17th November

The Aspect Forum is held every six months and is a chance for Aspect members to come together to meet and share. Aspect Forum is open to employees of all Aspect member institutions. In some cases, speakers and guests are invited to join (for example, if they are connected to specific Aspect funded projects).

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25 August 2022

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and Research Methods

The Methods for Change team are seeking to speak to academics who are involved with KTPs within the ASPECT

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3 August 2022

SHAPE Pre Accelerator Programme

Open to all Aspect Members, the new SHAPE pre-accelerator programme has launched to support academics and build knowledge and experience, prior to them taking part in the ARC accelerator programme. 

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