Building on ABCs – Phase 3 Expansion: Creating Collaborations

17th March 2024

Lead institution:
University of Oxford, The University of Edinburgh, The University of Glasgow, University of Birmingham, York University, and Durham University

Funded Project:
Building on ABC: Co-creating an online training resource for social sciences researchers

Take this Knowledge Exchange Training course to learn about how to create collaborations. You will find a series of online training modules accompanied by numerous resources that offer you comprehensive guidance on the processes of business collaboration and commercialisation within SHAPE disciplines. Read about experiences from others, their successes and failures along their journey, and how they overcame obstacles in order to form fruitful business partnerships.

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This ‘How-To’ Guide outlines the Collaborative Zine Making Method used by Professor Sarah Marie Hall from the University of Manchester and developed in collaboration with Inspire Women Oldham. The zine was also created in collaboration with Inspire Women Oldham.

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