Dawn is the Knowledge Transfer Manager for Mathematical Sciences within Innovate UK Business Connect (formerly Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Network) (Innovate UK Business Connect). As a mature student, she gained a first degree in mathematical sciences from the Open University and a PhD in computational physics from Durham University.
Dawn’s multidisciplinary research career includes working with academic and industry partners on a range of materials applicable to the pharmaceutical and renewable energy sectors. She gained experience in communications and impact from working within research, and sectors including, retail, finance, and health, and now applies that experience to connect with academia, business, industry, and government organisations to enable the knowledge transfer of mathematical sciences.
Dawn sits on the Advisory Board for the Newton Gateway.