Charlotte Glass is a consultant working with Technopolis Group across innovation and science policy. Based in Brighton, Charlotte has been involved in delivering a number of research, evaluations and impact projects, applying a range of qualitative tools, including conducting interviews, literature reviews, case studies and desk research.
Charlotte has contributed to a number of studies and evaluations regarding support for research and innovation for both UK and European clients. This contribution covers studies working on the systemic level, such as the study on ‘Innovation strategies and complex programmes – how can they be evaluated?’ (Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis), the study to understand the role of EU funding in UK research and innovation (Royal Society) and the study of ‘Drivers, barriers and benefits associated with international engagement in research and innovation’ for the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Charlotte’s experience at the programme level includes evaluation of research funding programmes such as the Evaluation of Marie Skłodowska-Curie and the Royal Society Industry Fellowships programme as well as innovation support programmes such as the evaluation of the National Space Technology programme (UK Space Agency).
Most recently, Charlotte has worked on a number of projects related to research infrastructure. This includes the socio-economic impact study of Diamond Light Source and a study of the impact of STFC’s investment in CERN and the benefits for the UK. Charlotte is also familiar with computing and has most recently contributed to the Hartree Centre evaluation (STFC) and the evaluation of the Service Level Agreement (SLA) between EPSRC and STFC.
Prior to joining Technopolis, Charlotte completed her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science and her Masters in Science and Technology Policy, at the University of Sussex, UK. Her MSc thesis focused on cycling infrastructure and policy in Brighton, integrating social practice theory into infrastructure effectiveness evaluation.