KEC Webinar Series 2023: Skills and Capacity building in KE

The Knowledge Exchange Concordat presents the first in a series of online webinar events for 2023.

With support from Operational group members from Research England, Praxis Auril, National Centre for University and Business (NCUB), National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) the Knowledge Exchange Concordat has brought together speakers to showcase practical advice, resources and good practice linked to important topics for those working within higher education institutions and beyond.

Join us to explore the need for skills development and capacity building for knowledge exchange.

When: Monday, 25th September 11:30am – 1:00pm

Where: Zoom

Registration for this event is now closed.


I. Introductions, high level overview and new findings
Facilitator: Greg Wade (UUK), Policy Manager – “Brief KEC update”
David Russell (Praxis Auril), CEO – “The future for skills and capacity building – high level perspective”
Danni Croucher (NCUB), Policy Lead for Skills and Talent – “Pathways to Success – new evidence on the role and value of researcher mobility in KE”
II. Skills and Capacity building session
Jennie Shorley (Manchester Metropolitan University), Professor of Engagement – “KE skills – opportunities and barriers”
Helen Featherstone (University of Bath), Head of Public Engagement “Challenges of delivering researcher training”
Rebecca Riley (University of Birmingham), Associate Professor Enterprise, Engagement, and Impact & Interim Co-Director of City-REDI “Bringing perspectives of using KE from outside of HEI’s”
III. Open discussion and Q&A with all speakers
This webinar will be recorded and available after the event. Resources will be shared through a Padlet board accessible during and after the event.

Resources including KEC repository case studies, speaker presentations, Mentimeter word cloud responses, and notes from the speaker and Q&A sessions have been shared via the Padlet board KEC Webinar 1: Skills and Capacity Building (

The recording of the webinar is currently unavailable and we are working to get this back as soon as we can.


Sep 25 2023


11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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