Jennie Shorley

Head of Engaged Scholarship, Faculty Head of Accreditations, Manchester Metropolitan University

Jennie is Head of Engaged Scholarship and Impact Lead in the Faculty of Business & Law at Manchester Metropolitan University, strategically leading new engagements with society and business.

She supports staff to develop research and knowledge exchange projects, through the Get That Grant programme, and multi-disciplinary research sandpits. Jennie is also Head of Accreditations and led the School's successful Business School Impact System (BSIS) assessment, working to embed impact principles and activities across the Faculty. Jennie has strong international partnerships and and is a Non-Executive Director of PraxisAuril, the UK's leading body for knowledge exchange professionals. She has won over £12m from the ESRC, AHRC, EPSRC, ERDF, Erasmus+ and others, and is Co-Investigator on the ESRC’s Good Employment Learning Lab.