About Us

Tim Vorley

Tim is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship within the Management School at the University of Sheffield. His research focuses on entrepreneurialism in universities and public sector research establishments in Europe. His wider research interest include science and innovation policy, organizational management and knowledge exchange
Richard Courtney   

Richard is a Lecturer in Employment Studies based at the Center for Labour Market Studies at the University of Leicester. With research interests in
community, urban sociology and political theory, Richard is currently working on Public Sociology and the Third Mission of universities.
Fumi Kitagawa

Fumi joined University of Manchester as Lecturer in Enterprise Studies. She is based at Manchester Enterprise Centre (MEC) and works with MIoIR (Manchester Institute of Innovation Research). Her research interests the role of higher education in innovation systems, regionalisation of science and innovation, and multi-level governance of innovation and competence building.