Paul Dewick is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research in Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, and Professor of Sustainability and Innovation at Keele Business School, Keele University.
Paul's research explores the role of innovation in systems of sustainable consumption and production. He is a member of the Steering Committee of Future Earth's Knowledge Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production (https://futureearth.org/networks/knowledge-action-networks/systems-of-sustainable-consumption-and-production/), and co-leads the Working Group on Circular Economy.
Between 2007 and 2018 Paul was a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at AMBS. He was awarded The University of Manchester Distinguished Achievement Award Teacher of the Year in 2015 for his outstanding contribution to innovation in teaching and excellence in education. He was MBS Academic of the Year for undergraduate programmes in 2011, a member of the MBS Teaching Academy and an alumnus of the International Teachers Programme, which he attended at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in 2010.
Since 2016 he has taken his innovative teaching and learning approach beyond the classroom to tackle environmental and social challenges. With funding totalling over £550k from ESRC IAA (2016), Greater Manchester Academic Health Sciences Network (2017), Innovation Fund Denmark (2018), Health Innovation Manchester (2018), ICURe (2019) and Innovate UK (2020), he has worked with Dr Emma Stanmore from UoM's School of Health Sciences and external collaborators to develop digital technology solutions to empower older people to self manage their health and optimise healthy ageing and independence. The University of Manchester Intellectual Property (www.umip.com), Masood Enterprise Centre (https://www.alliancembs.manchester.ac.uk/study/masood-enterprise-centre/) and Set Squared Partnership (www.setsquared.co.uk) have supported Paul and Emma to commercialise the digital health technology through Keep-On-Keep-Up Health Community Interest Company. Their work has recently been recognised with an award for 'Outstanding Contribution to Social Innovation' at The University of Manchester 'Making a Difference for Social Responsibility 2019' (http://www.socialresponsibility.manchester.ac.uk/get-involved/awards/award-winners-and-highly-commended-2019/).
Professor of Sustainability and Innovation, University of Keele1 May 2020
Steering Committee Member, Future Earth Knowledge Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production1 Oct 2018
Reader in Sustainability, Technology and Innovation Management, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU)1 Oct 2018
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