Enterprising Ideas

On a cold crisp morning in February I poured myself a coffee and sat in the lounge at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor.  It was time to reflect on the uplifting experience that was the SEPnet* Enterprising Ideas Competition. Judging done; winning team announced; I smiled quietly to myself.  How lucky I am to have worked... Continue Reading →

Realising the Value of Learning: Part 2

It is no secret that I am on a mission.  Helping scientists and engineers appreciate and invest in their broad-ranging skills is a global imperative. To support other learning champions I have written two free white papers, Learning and Strategy and Nurturing Your Knowledge Engine. Both white papers build on my blog post Realising The... Continue Reading →

Realising the Value of Learning: Part 1

Substitute the word value with importance, worth or usefulness and it’s a good reminder that perceptions of value can vary greatly depending on organisational context and individual perspective.  Like the old saying goes, ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’! Value and impact In a dynamic changing environment peoples’ desire to grow and adapt... Continue Reading →

STEM Takes Centre Stage

SATRO's STEMX Awards 2017 was an evening to remember. STEM* talent and supporters filled the room.  The atmosphere was buzzing.  The award winners and nominees were inspiring.  And the compere... well, I can't really comment as it was me 🙂 Please take a look at the worthy winners... *Science  |   Technology  |  Engineering  |  Maths... Continue Reading →

More Together. SATRO Says…

...part of the More Together series SATRO is an educational charity and my charity of choice.  It's aim to inspire young people to enter and embrace the world of STEM (Science . Technology . Engineering . Maths) is very dear to me.  Over the years I have myself been inspired by SATRO and the young... Continue Reading →

More Together. Surrey RDP Says…

...part of the More Together series For many years I have been lucky enough to work with several areas of the University of Surrey.  As someone who appreciates the huge contribution postgraduates make to the global economy, the work done by the Researcher Development Programme (RDP) at Surrey is particularly close to my heart.  I... Continue Reading →

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