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University of Bath

Chris Tickell Events and Communications Officer

Responsible for delivering RIS events internally, for our academic community, and externally, for our strategic partnerships, and the associated communications.


Chris delivers a wide-range of in-person, online and hybrid events for Research and Innovation Services (RIS), which are necessary for:

  • working with academic staff to develop research and to develop professionally as researchers
  • bringing together academics, businesses and funders for external collaborations
  • supporting our Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) and Bath Beacons Initiative
  • supporting strategic activities from the Vice-Chancellor's Office

This involves:

  • working with stakeholders to design event formats and agendas
  • scheduling and maintaining our calendar of events
  • managing event budgets
  • reporting on events
  • providing event communications and briefings
  • promoting events

Chris reports to the Marketing Communications Manager in RIS.