Example activities – Knowledge Transfer and Professional Standing
Managing a significant portfolio of knowledge transfer activities, with demonstrable social and/or economic impact and benefit to the University. This might include applied and collaborative research, consultancy, development and delivery of CPD programmes for external clients, licensing of IP, the creation of spin out companies, and nationally-significant collaborations with public, private and/or third sector partners.
High and unique standing outside academia including major contributions to the area/field through academic achievement; recognised expertise as evidenced by reviewing of books, research grant applications, others' research and acting as an external adviser.
Called upon as one of a small number in the country able to give expert opinion in the particular field. Frequently invited to conferences and to give lecture series by international colleagues. Organisation of international conferences.
Major contribution to widening participation, schools outreach or public understanding of the discipline. Bringing prestige to the University through membership of significant regional/ national organisations, charitable boards, governing bodies, trusts. Advisory role to public bodies.
Achieving recognition both personally and for the University, through leadership of high-prestige collaborations of national and international significance with public, private and/or third-sector partners.
Expertise is in significant demand from international partners within and beyond academia, influencing policy and/or driving innovation.
Editor of leading international journal for the discipline. High level association with an internationally prestigious University.
Chairing of significant regional/ national organisations, charitable boards, governing bodies, trusts. Called upon to give evidence to parliamentary select committees.
One of a very small number of world-leading experts in the field, leading high-prestige international collaborations with multiple partners.
Achievement of economic and/or social impacts of national/ international significance.
An international profile of unequivocal authority as evidenced by being frequently called upon to advise agenda-setting international bodies, or at the inter-governmental level. Chairing independent national-level reviews and inquiries.
Regarded at the highest level by international peers, as evidenced by awards and prizes from major learned societies, invitations to give the most prestigious international lectures, election to chair of a major international academic institute, or chairing the leading world conference for the discipline.