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Helen Lewis

Helen Lewis

Director of Research and Innovation Division,
University of East Anglia

Helen Lewis is Director of Research and Innovation Division at UEA which includes Research and Innovation Services, the Careers Service, the Postgraduate Research Service and the Library.  She has 18 years experience in HE including roles as Director of Administration in the Faculty of Medicine at UEA and a Change Management Consultant at St George’s, University of London. Previous positions have been held at the American Institute for Foreign Study in London and the Training and Development Division of the National YMCA.  Helen is member of the CBI’s East of England Council, the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce Board and previously held positions on UEA’s Council, the Boards of AURIL and Cinema City and the Board of Governors of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Trust.

Gain the latest insights from experts in the higher education sector on creating and developing effective and innovative research strategies, through partnerships and collaboration, to allow for leading and pioneering research projects

  • Analysing how to develop innovative research strategies within a higher education institution through partnerships, knowledge exchange and collaboration
  • Sharing examples of best practice and practical insights for effectively developing research partnerships across universities, businesses and industry
  • Discussing the importance of funding and the different funding opportunities available for the development of research and research partnerships
  • Exploring how to develop research initiatives which offer maximum impact on society and industry to encourage economic growth through new innovations