Chris LambertProgramme Manager
Chris is a Programme Manager in the Engagement team within the Department of Engineering at Lancaster University. He helps to secure, manage and deliver business-support initiatives, enabling collaboration between academia and industry. This includes access to facilities, expertise, R&D, talent (student and graduate) and networks to support business growth. Chris is responsible for the co-ordination of in-curricula student-industry projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels as part of MEng and MSc programmes. Chris is the Module Leader for ENGR 445 – Leadership in Technology and is the Department’s joint Employability Champion.
Chris’s research interests are in the area of university-industry collaboration. He is a part-time PhD student in the Department of Educational Research, supervised by Prof Paul Ashwin. The focus of this research is on the development and measurement of non-cognitive skills during in-curricula student-based university-industry collaboration.
Chris has been working in this area for over sixteen years helping businesses of all shapes and sizes to grow through accelerating R&D. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.