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OIT Partnership

Brunel University London is a partner of the Open Innovation Team (OIT) in Whitehall. The Open Innovation Team is part of the Policy Profession and seeks to match academic research to the needs of different Whitehall Departments.

The Open Innovation Team is a cross-government unit that works with academics and other experts to help generate analysis and ideas for policy. As a partner University (alongside Essex, Lancaster and York), Brunel sits on the Partnership Board and is actively involved in the work of the OIT. The partnership is managed by Brunel Public Policy.

Brunel is one of the most active collaborators in OIT work. Academics from across all Colleges are involved in multiple areas of work, such as Artificial Intelligence; Consumer Protection; Trust in the Justice System; Women and Work; Developing and Delivering Targeted COVID-19 Health Interventions to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities; Defence Spending; Intelligence in International Trade; UK Statistics and the Prevent Programme. These include:

 

Professor Ashley Braganza
Professor Ashley Braganza
Brunel Business School
Professor Philip Davies
Professor Philip Davies
Social & Political Sciences
Professor Susan Easton
Professor Susan Easton
Brunel Law School
Professor Jane Hendy
Professor Jane Hendy
Brunel Business School
Professor Robin Jarvis
Professor Robin Jarvis
Brunel Business School
Professor Shireen Kanji
Professor Shireen Kanji
Brunel Business School
Professor Panos Louvieris
Professor Panos Louvieris
Computer Science
Professor Mark Perry
Professor Mark Perry
Computer Science
Dr Isobel Renzulli
Dr Isobel Renzulli
Brunel Law School
Dr Christine Riefa
Dr Christine Riefa
Brunel Law School
Dr Manu Savani
Dr Manu Savani
Social & Political Sciences
Dr Varun Uberoi
Dr Varun Uberoi
Social & Political Sciences
Professor Christina Victor
Professor Christina Victor
Health Sciences
Dr Laura Hills
Dr Laura Hills
Life Sciences
Dr Kate Hoskins
Dr Kate Hoskins
Education
Professor Felicity Kaganas
Professor Felicity Kaganas
Brunel Law School
Dr Matteo Pazzona
Dr Matteo Pazzona
Economics & Finance
Dr Oksana Gerwe
Dr Oksana Gerwe
Brunel Business School
Dr Steve Pickering
Dr Steve Pickering
Social & Political Sciences
Professor Jeffrey Karp
Professor Jeffrey Karp
Social & Political Sciences
Dr Abiy S. Kebede
Dr Abiy S. Kebede
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Dr Adrienne Barnett
Dr Adrienne Barnett
Brunel Law School