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SETsquared’s Researcher to Innovator programme (R2I) changed my work as an academic

27thApr 2016
After my PhD I worked a few years in industry, before taking the plunge into academia. Even though I worked in a research institute before, the change to working for a University was a bit of a culture shock. Suddenly a few more tiers were added to the decision making process and most important the goals of research changed from being applicable and valuable to being publishable.
 

Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

17thApr 2016

On the 8th April I was invited to attend the Express & Echo 2016 Business Awards, held at Sandy Park in Exeter. With the encouragement of Joe Pearce I had entered an application for MGR Music Tuition to be up for an award, that of Entrepreneur of the Year 2016. I was really pleased that the business was nominated for this award and come the night of the event, where I met loads of amazing individuals, I was totally blown away to actually win the award!

National Business Awards & Wedding Band

28thMar 2016

There has been a lot happening since my last post in August 2015! Firstly, I was very privileged to be able to join the University of Exeter at the National Business Awards in November, where the university had been nominate for the Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship.

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