RaKE supports academics to maximise the income and impact of their research, consultancy and enterprise activities. It includes Knowledge Exchange Managers, the Knowledge Exchange Team, the IP and Contracts team, the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) Centre, Research Services, the Green Growth Platform, Community University Partnership Programme (CUPP), the Sussex Learning Network and Community 21.
Department: Research and Knowledge Exchange
- Joanna Havers
Interim Associate Director, Knowledge Exchange
- Ingrid Pugh
Associate Director, Research Services
- Ronit Rose
Associate Director, Governance, IP and Contracts
As Interim Associate Director, Knowledge Exchange, Joanna shares responsibility for managing the Department of Research and Knowledge Exchange. She manages the Knowledge Exchange Team who develop opportunities to generate income and impact from applying academic expertise with non-HEI partners, and commercialising academic expertise. She also has cross-departmental responsibility for external marketing and the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF).
As Associate Director, Research Services, Ingrid shares responsibility for managing the Department of Research and Knowledge Exchange. She manages the research pre-award team who support the development of research bids. The team also support researcher development including the R and KE workshop programme, the development and delivery of the Concordat Implementation Plan and internal research initiatives. Ingrid is also the university’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) Manager.
As Associate Director, Contracts and R and KE Governance, Ronit shares responsibility for managing the Department of Research and Knowledge Exchange. She manages the Contracts, IP and R and KE Governance team who ensures that research and knowledge exchange projects are managed ethically and responsibly, provides legal services on broad contractual and IP related matters, protects innovation and safeguards against financial risks and reputational damage.