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Anglia Ruskin University Business Networking Event

Anglia Ruskin University are hosting a business networking event on its Chelmsford Campus on 18th October. This FREE event is an opportunity for local businesses to meet ARU academics who are keen to work with local organisations, and also find out more about funding opportunities for businesses looking to collaborate, including the KEEP+ programme.

ARU have two great speakers on the evening:


Dr Theresa Simpkin, Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Corporate Education at the Lord Ashcroft International Business School will be discussing;

‘The Myth of the Low Confidence Woman:  The Impostor Phenomenon and the implausibility of success’.  Dr Theresa Simpkin delivers highlights of her research to identify how managers, organisational systems and structures may feed career and success limiting behaviours in women experiencing the Impostor Phenomenon.

Followed by Dr Javaid Butt, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Science & Technology will discuss:

‘3D printing & its impact’ — What is 3D printing? What makes it stand out and how can we benefit from it? What are we doing in this field at ARU? Dr Javaid will discuss these questions and give away some 3D printed parts as well.


Early booking is advised for what will be an informative and valuable event for local businesses looking to collaborate and grow!