ESRC IAA Manager
Lorna Hards manages Oxford’s ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) and the Social Science Division’s HEIF Knowledge Exchange Fellowships programme. She provides advice on developing engaged projects for funding, co-ordinates training to build capacity for engagement and impact and organises a programme of challenge-led workshops, designed to grow collaborations with non-academic partners. She manages the Social Science Impact Conference and Oxford’s ESRC Festival of Social Science. Lorna previously managed University of Birmingham ESRC IAA, and before joining Oxford was Cultural Partnerships Manager at Birmingham.