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MPLS Innovation Leadership Programme 2021-22

Innovation Leadership programme designed for new Lecturers/ Associate Professors/Senior Independent Research Fellows (e.g. Royal Society and UKRI funded Fellows). Core modules are delivered by a team from Henley Business School, scheduled for delivery in September 2021, and bookable associated masterclasses will be taking place through Michaelmas and Hilary Terms 2021-22.

Enterprise courses run by MPLS

See a list of the Enterprise courses we run regularly in MPLS.

MPLS Enterprise and Innovation Fellowships

The MPLS Enterprise and Innovation Fellows represent and liaise with MPLS research staff (research only contract) to provide an evidence base for our enterprise training provision, supporting the development of our enterprise ecosystem among fellow researchers, at postgraduate and post-doctoral levels.

Enterprising Women

Enterprising Women aims to encourage, inspire and support the participation of female STEM researchers (those who identify as women or non-binary) in innovation and entrepreneurship, through a variety of events and programmes.

Enterprise Experiences

Be inspired by students and researchers who have taken part in a wide variety of enterprise events, courses and experiences.

Enterprise Resources

Many of the events and activities we run are produced in collaboration with our departments, with student-led groups such as Innovation Forum and Science Innovation Union, and colleagues in the Oxford Foundry and the Careers Service.

Started in MPLS

MPLS is home to dozens of enterprising researchers. Read here about some of their innovations.

Blog posts

Academic Writing Month - November 2021 #acwrimo

Thoughts and reflections on Academic Writing Month , #acwrimo, by the Thesis Whisperer

Gov't Research and development, people and culture strategy

This strategy sets out government’s ambition to build the research and innovation workforce the UK needs, working in a positive and inclusive culture.

National Postdoc Conference, 24th September 2021

Free Online National Conference for Research Staff

Sense about Science Policy Engagement Online Workshop for early career researchers, deadline 5 July

Applications are now open for this online workshop taking place 30 July that aims to give early career researchers tangible and practical policy engagement tips and ideas.

New Enterprising Women SeedWISE programme - what, why and how?

Blog post explaining the SeedWISE programme aims, content and next iteration.