Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
The Global Challenge competition, where teams from post-secondary institutions from across the globe will compete to win The Global Challenge 2017. You will learn more about their research into complex challenges as they present their findings in a short visual presentation.
Part of the Skoll Centre's Research for Action Seminar Series. In this talk Anna Clusters will illustrate implementation challenges that arise when conducting action oriented research. These challenges range from political buy-in, to research design compromises, to conflicting research and implementation objectives.
Part of the Skoll Centre's Research for Action Seminar Series. Guest Speakers: Alex Fischer from the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment and Heloise Greeff from the Institute of Biomedical Engineering.
This lecture by Karim Harji, Director at Purpose Capital, will review key trends and issues around impact measurement and impact investment and explore opportunities for the next generation.
12:00 to 13:30, 11 May 2017 Location: The Oxford Launchpad, Saïd Business School
The role of social enterprise in transforming education with Tom Ravenscroft, Founder & CEO of Enabling Enterprise
This lecture by Tom Ravenscroft, Founder & CEO of Enabling Enterprise, will examine how social enterprise can transform education.
12:00 to 13:30, 16 May 2017 Location: The Oxford Launchpad, Saïd Business School
Part of the Skoll Centre's Research for Action Seminar Series. Dr Jenny Tran will talk about new research that explores decision-maker understandings of the relative merit of different types of evidence, how such data are interpreted and applied, and what practical support is required to improve evidence generation.
Networks are a key support mechanism for social entrepreneurs. This seminar will look at two network typologies used to support social entrepreneurs and explore how these two network typologies can be used to mobilise the sector so to influence its development.
Unleashing the power of partnership with Darian Stibbe, Executive Director at The Partnering Initiative
This lecture by Darian Stibbe, Executive Director at The Partnering Initiative, will examine 'how collaboration between business, government, and civil society can save the world'.
12:00 to 13:30, 25 May 2017 Location: The Oxford Launchpad, Saïd Business School
This lecture by Charmian Love, Co-Founder of Volans, will examine 'The circular economy'.
12:00 to 13:30, 12 Jun 2017 Location: The Oxford Launchpad, Saïd Business School
This seminar is part of the Skoll Centre's Research for Action Seminar Series. In this talk Dr Kate Roll will discuss her work managing research for the Oxford-Mars Mutuality in Business Project. This talk should be relevant to researchers seeking greater engagement and impact with private sector actors.
This talk will give an overview of the T4 visa scheme, public/private cooperation in the T4 Visa application process for international students, as well as a commentary on new innovations in this area.
11:30 to 12:30, 24 Apr 2017 Location: Seminar Room 14 (East Wing)
Hosted by the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship as an ecosystem event (open to all) at the Skoll World Forum, this breakfast gathering has the aim of creating new links between researchers and practitioners in the social innovation world.
Join the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and the MBA Recruitment Team at Saïd Business School for this information session about the Skoll Scholarship and the Oxford MBA Programme. Breakfast will be served, and Skoll Scholars will be present to share their experience.
08:30 to 09:30, 5 Apr 2017 Location: The Oxford Launchpad
If you want a career that enables you to create positive change, then this is the conference for you! Meet hiring organisations and have the chance to learn about different social impact pathways to meet your skillset.
08:30 to 17:30, 22 Feb 2017 Location: Saïd Business School - Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HP
This lunch discussion will explore some of the common pitfalls of innovation and intrapreneurship with a particular focus on building support and community for your idea. We’ll look at specific approaches, tools and frames that have helped intrapreneurs to navigate the complex realities of their organisations to get amazing stuff done.
12:15 to 13:30, 24 Jan 2017 Location: Rhodes Trust Lecture Theatre
There are more people displaced that at any time since the Second World War. State fragility, conflict, and climate change create a growing refugee challenge. Old institutions are no longer fit for purpose, and a rethink is urgently needed.
17:00 to 18:30, 29 Nov 2016 Location: Nelson Mandela Lecture
Tackling global challenges starts with understanding a problem and its wider context, rather than jumping straight into an idea for a quick fix. The Global Challenge asks participants to map the landscape of a social or environmental issue, and present their findings to the world. Come along to this information session to find out more!
12:15 to 13:30, 22 Nov 2016 Location: Lecture Theatre 04
The Research for Action Network is an inter-disciplinary, university-wide network that will connect, equip, and support DPhils and early career researchers who want to use their expertise to help tackle critical global challenges. Come along to the launch party to find out more and meet other impact-focused academics with the University of Oxford.
17:30 to 19:30, 21 Nov 2016 Location: Clore Lecture Theatre, West Wing