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Katy McKen

Katy McKen

With: University of Bath

Role: Head of Research Information and Intelligence

Katy joined Research and Innovation Services at the University of Bath in 2009. Previously, Katy was Centre Manager of CRiSPS, a world leading research centre in supply strategy in the University’s School of Management. Katy was seconded to HEFCE as Panel Adviser for the assessment phase of REF2014.

Making data work harder for both academic and HR staff

When the University of Bath introduced its new research information system in 2012, the aim was to ease the burden on academics and to make it easier to reuse data. Katy McKen explains how research managers teamed up with HR to create a system that they discovered had many possibilities.