Collaborating with Industry for Teaching and Learning – Case Studies

Welcome to the Collaborating with Industry for Teaching and Learning – Case Studies page of EPC’s Crucible Project toolkit. Click here for the toolkit homepage.

This page lists the case studies which come under the Collaborating with Industry for Teaching and Learning theme, one of the five themes identified during the the EPC’s landmark 2020 Annual Congress, Industry & Academia: Supercharging the Crucible. On this page you will find case studies focussing on this area from a wide range of HE providers and industry partners:

Case Study TitleOther Themes/KeywordsAuthors

Revising Approaches for a Joined Up Methodology
Knowledge exchange, Graduate employability
and recruitment, Industry, Engineering
Education, Authenticity, Collaboration
Dr Gareth Thomson, Dr Jakub
Sacharkzuk
and Paul Gretton

An Industry-Student Mentoring Scheme 2010-2022
Mentors, Mentees, Civil EngineeringDr Mike Murray

Connected Curriculum: Partnering Academia and Industry
Knowledge exchange, Research, Graduate
employability and recruitment, Digitalisation,
Partnership, Collaboration, Network
Steve Jones, Associate Prof
David Hughes,
Prof Ion Sucala,
Dr Aris Alexoulis and
Dr Martino Luis

Importance of Industrial Advisory Boards
IET, Industrial Advisory BoardsDr Carl Diver and
Jake Godfrey

Stimulating Growth of an SME
to Support Railway Infrastructure

Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in
regional development, Knowledge exchange, Graduate employability and recruitment, Knowledge Transfer Partnership, Design and Innovation, Student Projects, Railway
Infrastructure
Prof Simon Barrans,
Harvey Kangley, Greg
Jones and Mark Newton

Successful Industry-Academia Collaboration in Design, Delivery,
and Assessment of WBL Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Programmes at Aston University

WBL, Degree Apprenticeship, EngineeringDr Goudarz Poursharif,
Dr Panos Doss and
Bill Glew

Video interviews of engineers
in industry for use by staff and students in Engineering Business modules

Industry, Interview, Video, Real Life, EngineersProf Lucy Rogers and
Petra Gratton

Metaverse in Education – a partnership between University of Glasgow and EON Reality
Mixed Reality, Virtual Reality, Augmented
Reality, Metaverse
Dr Sajjad Hussain, Dr
Hasan T Abbas, Dr
Qammer H Abbasi,
Prof Muhammad Imran, Mark Cullens, Marcin Kasica and Dr Renah Wolzinger

Bridging the gap between academic and employing organisations in an ever-changing world
Academia, IndustryIan Hobson and
Dr Vasilios Samaras

Putting Theory into Practice
Applying Lean TechniquesAndrew Thorn

Guest Lectures: Stakeholder Insights to Enhance the
Student Experience and Foster Industry-Academia Partnerships

Guest lectures, Guest speakersDr Robert Mayer

Emergency Shelter Digital Design Project, A UCL /
Multiplex Collaboration

Graduate employability and recruitment,
Civil Engineering Design, Building Information Modelling, BIM, Digital Engineering, Industry, Collaboration
James Ford

Notre Dame Cathedral Roof Design Project, A UCL /
ARUP Collaboration

Graduate employability and recruitment,
Civil Engineering Design, Timber Design,
Industry, Collaboration
James Ford

Timber Technology Engineering and Design (TED) – an educational approach for
future built environment delivery

Knowledge exchange, Timber, Built Environment, Collaboration, New Educational ModelProf Robert Hairstans, Dr Mila Duncheva, Dr Kenneth Leitch, Dr Andrew Livingston, Kirsty Connell-Skinner and Tabitha Binding

Improving User Experience Skills in Health Informatics in Wales
Knowledge exchange, Knowledge transfer, User Experience, Data Visualisation, Health InformaticsAssociate Prof Nik Whitehead, Prof Wendy Dearing and Prof Ian Wells

Inclusive Innovation: Harnessing Industrial and Academic Research Collaboration for Solving Industry
Problems
Knowledge exchange, Research, Digital Twin, Model Driven Engineering, Inclusive InnovationProf Balbir Barn, Prof Tony Clark, Vinay Kulkarni and Dr Souvik Barat

Development of an Authentic Writing Activity with Industry
Graduate employability and recruitment, Authentic LearningDr Becky Selwyn, David Pullinger and Dr Irene Renaud-Assemat

Partnership Approaches in a New, Engineering-Focussed HEI
Knowledge exchange, Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Challenge-based Learning, Timber Technology, Levelling-up, Skills, Future of WorkBen Ricketts (NMITE), Prof Beverley Gibbs (NMITE) and Harriet Dearden (NMITE)

E21 – ‘Engineering the Future’ at the University of Exeter with a USP of Entrepreneurship and collaboration with Royal Society Entrepreneurs in Residence
Graduate employability and recruitment, Knowledge exchange, Gold Standard Project Based Learning, EntreComp, 21st Century Skills, Entrepreneur in Residence, CollaborationDr Corrina Cory, Nick Russill and Prof Steve Senior

Newcastle University and brightening the future for the North East
Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Knowledge exchange, Research, Graduate employability and recruitment, Electrification, Collaboration Skills, NewcastleProf Matt Boyle OBE

Using an Innovation Standard Framework to Drive Knowledge Exchange Growth, Value and Impact
Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Knowledge exchange, Research, Graduate employability and recruitment Innovation Benchmarking, Innovation Portfolios, Innovation-driven Leadership, ISO 56002, Industrial Collaboration, GrowthProf Sa’ad Sam Medhat

Re-engineering Education: Pushing the boundaries of Academic-Industrial Partnerships
Graduate employability and recruitment, Partnerships, Academic, IndustryBob Tricklebank and Sue Parr

Industry and Engineering Academics – Collaboration Starts with Discovery
Knowledge exchange, Industry, Academic Expertise, Collaboration, Commercial Engagement, Content, Search, Discovery, Innovation, InventionDeanne Taenzer and Kendra Gerlach

Scholarship, Synergy & Transformational Change: Using Research to Inform Strategy at a Time of Uncertainty
Research, Graduate employability and recruitment, Transformational Change, Industry-Education Partnerships, Educational Research, ScholarshipAssociate Prof Graeme Knowles, Dr Jane Andrews and Professor Robin Clark