22 November 2011
New Commercialisation Postgraduate Degree
The network of Australian Technology Universities are set to provide of a postgraduate degree that helps researchers and research managers unlock the commercial potential of their work from mid-2012.
Queensland University of Technology's Dean of Research and Research Training Professor Paul Burnett said the postgraduate degree would train future leaders in research and commercialisation. "For some time now, we have recognised a significant need for a formal postgraduate award which provides training in best practice management skills and commercialisation to the research sectors," he said.
The content, relevant to all technical disciplines, will be provided fully online and presented as a choice postgraduate degree for all professional research managers/administrators, researchers and innovators wanting to further their careers.