How to Create meaningful Social Impact

Keynote: How to create meaningful Social Impact

10:00am - 11:00am / Monday 17th May 2021
Type: Webinar / Category: Public / Series: Making an Impact 2021
  • Suitable for: -Civic, cultural, and city region stakeholders -Representatives from research and education sectors -Other HEIs/academics -Alumni -Current and potential industrial partners -Organisations like N8 and UUK
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Keynote: How to create meaningful Social Impact

Keynote from the Vice Chancellor of the University of Northampton

In this practice-based contribution Prof Petford will show with examples how social impact works, how it can be measured, the social value it creates, and how alumni and international partners, through the United Nations SGDs, play a key role in helping design and implement creative and enduring solutions to social and environmental problems.
Professor Nick Petford
Prof Nick Petford is a former Royal Society University Research Fellow and Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. A geologist by training, with a DSc from the University of Liverpool, Nick has worked in industry and on academic and commercial research projects throughout the world. He has held visiting research appointments at the Universities of Michigan and Vermont and NASA and is currently visiting professor at Macquarie University, Australia. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School