October 26, 2018, by Rob Ounsworth
Engineering’s new APVC for research
Professor Christopher Tuck has been appointed as Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, Faculty of Engineering.
He said: “I am delighted to take up the role of APVC for Research and Knowledge Exchange in Engineering and working with university and engineering colleagues to enable and build upon our already world-leading research portfolio to gain further reach and impact for our staff and university.”
Professor Sam Kingman, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Engineering, said: “Chris is a world-class researcher, with superb track record for forging partnerships with industry and our stakeholders. As Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, Chris will further drive our commitment as a Faculty to deliver exceptional research with real impact to society.”
The most recent Research Excellence Framework rated more than 98% of the Faculty of Engineering’s research as of international quality and 89% as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ and its research awards for 2016-17 totalled £47m.
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