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Inspiring Women Seminar Series - Astrid Wissenburg

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The Inspiring Women Seminar Series is a lunchtime event open to all women in Higher Education.

The seminars will take us on a journey through the latest academic research of each presenter, followed by an insight into her journey to academia including any obstacles encountered along the way. The presentation will be followed by time for questions, discussion and networking.

The event is free, but you must register on Eventbrite to secure your place.

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Astrid Wissenburg, Director of Research

Astrid's responsibilities include the delivery of the University Research and Impact Strategy 2015-2020. This strategy includes major initiatives such as: the establishment of new University Institutes, the preparations for the next REF and the associated policy areas such as research integrity, research infrastructure and open access.

The Research Services Directorate provides support to all academics in the University in bidding and delivering research projects, and work closely with Colleges on supporting their research strategies. Astrid is also responsible for the Doctoral College, and for the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Impact support function.

Astrid's previous post was as Director Research, Scholarship and Quality at the Open University (OU) with responsibility for the strategic development of research, enterprise and scholarship; and the quality assurance and enhancement of the University's taught programmes. Astrid joined the OU from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), where she was Deputy Chief Executive and Director for Partnerships and Communications. Astrid also led for Research Councils UK on its economic and societal impact strategy, and on open access to research information.

Find out more about Astrid here or by following her on twitter @AWissenburg

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