SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

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Dr Dagmara Weckowska

Post:Lecturer In Business And Innovation (Management)

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 873207
International:+44 1273 873207

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Dagmara has worked at the University of Sussex as a lecturer in Business and Innovation since 2014. Her role involes teaching in the area of innovation and creativity and research on knowledge transfer and learning. She convened our largest undergraduate programme - BSc in Business and Managment - in 2014-2016.

Prior to taking the post Dagmara worked as a research fellow in Innogen - Institute for Innovation Generation in the Life Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. She holds a PhD in Technology and Innovation Management from SPRU-Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Sussex (2013). During her doctoral study Dagmara worked as a teaching fellow in the Department of Business and Management (2011-13) and was involved in a range of research projects in SPRU for the European Commission, the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, and the UK Intellectual Property Office. Previous to that, Dagmara obtained a MSc in Applied Social Psychology from the University of Sussex and a Magister degree in Psychology (Organisational Psychology) from the University of Wroclaw, Poland.



Lecturer in Business and Innovation

Academic Advisor

Convenor of BSc Business and Management 2014-2016

Convenor of BSc Business and Management (with a professional placement year) 2014-2016

Co-convenor of Bsc Economics and Management Studies 2014-2016


Community and Business


Sussex Open Access Week, Brighton, 24 Oct 2104, http://www.sussex.ac.uk/library/research/seminarsandevents/oaweek/previousoaweek

Open and Closed: Motivations for Open Science and its Implications for Innovation, London 10 March 2014, http://www.innogen.ac.uk/workshops/884

The Value of Open Science, Exeter, 12-13 Dec 2013,


Consultations and policy reports
Tang, Puay, Weckowska, Dagmara, Campos, Andre and Hobday, Michael (2009) Managing Intellectual Property in Universities: Patents and the Protection Failure Problem. A report for The Gatsby Charitable Foundation

Tang, P., Weckowska, D., Hobday, M. (2008). Disentangling knowledge transfer: Maximising university revenue, or social and economic benefit, or both? A report for the UK Intellectual Property Office

D Cox, et al - Report for the European Commission, Brussels, 2008


PhD in Technology and Innovation Management (University of Sussex, UK)

PGCert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (University of Sussex, UK)

MSc in Applied Social Psychology (University of Sussex, UK)

Magister in Psychology (University of Wroclaw, Poland, equivalent to BSc+MSc)