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CREST Summer School 2015

The 2nd CREST Summer School will take place in London on 7th- 8th September 2015.

The Summer School is open to research students and early career researchers from CREST members institutions. Participants will take part in workshops and discussion sessions with a range of speakers and organisations, including the Wellcome Trust and Collection, the British LibraryNesta, the Design Museum, UnLtdThe Young Foundation, the National Co-Ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE), Taylor & Francis / Routledge and special guest Dr Brian Lobel.

Download the final programme:


The CREST SUMMER SCHOOL will be a great opportunity for researchers to:

  • Focus on your own professional development as a researcher in the collegial company of your peers from across a wide range of Universities and specialist Colleges;
  • Meet and engage with experts representing some of the UKs most renowned national research resources, as well as get a behind-the-scenes visit to Wellcome Trust and British Library;
  • Get an insight into some key areas of development and their policy context to equip you on your researcher career journey;
  • Leave with a spring in your step and the motivation to explore specific areas of development in more detail with research supervisors and colleagues, through CREST and through engagement with partners operating in the broader knowledge economy.

Registration for the 2015 Summer School on 7th September will take place at CREST / GuildHE, Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square. Please come to reception at Woburn House and you will be directed to the GuildHE Board and Conference Rooms. If you have any problems on the day please phone GuildHE offices: 02033936132 or, in advance, email: and / or


Please also find below a map highlighting the places we’ll be visiting over the course of the Summer School:

CREST Summer School_Map

The Summer School hashtag is #CREST2015

Registration for the 2015 Summer School has now closed.  However, if you are a representative of a CREST Member institution, and have any questions about the Summer School – or you are researcher and would like to find out how to sign up for next year’s Summer School, please email CREST Network Officer (

You can read more about the 2014 Summer School here.