Innovation & Enterprise


UCL’s unique opportunity to shape the new reality: Dr Celia Caulcott’s Vice Provost View

7 August 2020

Dr Celia Caulcott, Vice-Provost (Enterprise), discusses the central role of universities in driving economic and societal recovery in the latest Vice Provost View.

Dr Celia Caulcott, UCL Vice-Provost (Enterprise)

In the post, Celia reflects on the last five months and the challenges going forward as we recover from the impacts COVID-19. She highlights the scale of economic, educational and societal damage caused by the pandemic and the importance of universities in recovery.

After discussing the challenges with major national bodies, Celia shares how universities can be key to recovery through: 

  • the partnerships we build
  • our contribution to the places we are based
  • the translation of ideas into innovative solutions

Celia said: “These difficult and different times are far from over. But it’s reassuring and motivating to know that together we at UCL can help in the long-term societal and economic recovery.”

Find out more about how UCL and its partners are working to better understand the impacts of COVID-19 and aid recovery in Celia’s article.


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