managing kt in the arts and humanities andrew linn sheffield

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Managing KT in the Arts and Humanities Andrew Linn Sheffield Slide 2 Assumption Good Thing 1.KT is a Good Thing Slide 3 Assumption AHRC operates in an environment where KT and innovation issues hold an elevated status within government policy frameworks. (AHRC KT STRATEGY 2008 2011: 2) Slide 4 Counter-evidence Im not sure if it is a good idea to teach KE in this discipline (Lecturer, English Literature) Dont know if its a good ideaHard pushed to see how it will be useful (Professor, Philosophy) Slide 5 Assumption 2.A&H research is not transferable Slide 6 Assumption Academics and the outside world dont talk the same language (Senior Lecturer, Management) Lots of academics have no contacts or cant explain what theyre doing to policy makers etc. (Professor, Landscape) Slide 7 Assumption 3.A&H negatively disposed towards KT Slide 8 Counter-evidence People need to believe that KE is a good and exciting thing to do, not just because it attracts funding or fits into the organisational strategy (Senior Lecturer, History) Definitely worth doing (Senior Lecturer, Hispanic Studies) Slide 9 Evidence Development of PG KT module at Sheffield Views of 48 stakeholders elicited Not scientific, but Invaluable insights to help in managing KT Slide 10 Managing KT Believe in KT in A&H We have what people want The role of the Public Intellectual Noam Chomsky Slide 11 Managing KT 1.Missionaries 2.Examples 3.Bottom-up leadership 4.Hearts and minds 5.Relevance Slide 12 Adam and Eve: Knowledge Transfer Ronald Forbes