Research – Case Studies

Welcome to the Research – 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 Research 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

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

Development of Advanced Computer Models to Study Renewable Energy Integration in the UK
Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, Renewable Energy, Computer ModelDr Grazia Todeschini and Kah Leong-Koo

Planning Multiple Active Space Debris Removal using Machine Learning and Quantum-Inspired Computing
Knowledge exchange, Space, Debris Removal, Sustainability, OptimisationDr Matteo Ceriotti, Niven Payne, Giulia Viavattene, Ellen Devereux, Dr David Snelling and Matthew Nuckley

Climbing the TRL ladder – Demonstration Testing for an Innovative Mooring Solution
Mooring, Floating Wind, Technology Readiness Level (TRL), Component TestingProf Philipp Thies and David Newsam

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

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

Using an Innovation Standard Framework to Drive Knowledge Exchange Growth, Value and Impact
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Knowledge exchange, Innovation Benchmarking, Innovation Portfolios, Innovation-driven Leadership, ISO 56002, Industrial Collaboration, GrowthProf Sa’ad Sam Medhat

Participation and Belonging to Engineering – an Intersectionality Lens
Graduate employability and recruitment, Science and Social Capitals, Sense of Belonging, Intersectionality, Student SuccessDr Salma Al Arefi

Sheffield Innovation Programme
Universities’ and businesses’ shared role in regional development, Knowledge exchange, Graduate employability and recruitment, Innovation, SMEsAlex Prince and Prof Wayne Cranton

Connected Curriculum: Partnering Academia and Industry
Collaborating with industry for teaching and learning, Knowledge exchange, Graduate employability and recruitment, Digitalisation, Partnership, Collaboration, NetworkSteve Jones,  Associate Prof David Hughes, Prof Ion Sucala, Dr Aris Alexoulis  and Dr Martino Luis