Identifying and Managing Intellectual Property issues in Research - Online
Duration 2 hours
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy in Partnership with the Intellectual Property Portfolio Team. The Webinar will run in Microsoft Teams and the link to it will be accessible via Moodle.

Target audience: This course is primarily intended for Science, Engineering and Medical & Health Science postgraduate research students in their second or third year.


Developing and applying knowledge around intellectual property is an essential part of the research process and every project will inevitably raise issues to be addressed. If you would like to learn and discuss intellectual property topics relevant to academic research then this course is for you.

This course is primarily intended for Science, Engineering and Medical & Health Science postgraduate research students in their second or third year.


The course will focus on the identification and management of IP and their associated rights in academic research. This is a valuable opportunity to learn from the experience and expertise of the course tutor and to raise any issues you are facing.

Aims/ Objectives:

This course provides an opportunity for you to explore intellectual property relevant to your own research in more depth.

By the end of the course you will:

  • understand potential solutions to intellectual property  issues raised in your own research and be able to apply them to your project.
Process: A two hour webinar presentation

Related courses:

This course provides excellent foundation knowledge for those wishing to sign up to ‘Making follow-up to ‘Making Money from Novel Ideas – how to protect your Intellectual Property’ for Engineers

Consulting the free IP resources produced by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and VITAE will also provide good background before starting this course:

1. IP Tutor and IP for Research from the IPO:     
Free to use if you register for it.

2. IP for research: Unlocking the potential of your intellectual property from VITAE:

Course Accessibility

The following table shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course. 

If you feel you will experience any difficulties participating, please let us know via the ‘special requirements’ tab, providing as much information as possible. The special requirements tab can be completed when you book your place. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at

Access MS Teams
Attend the course at the specified date and time
Use MS Teams chat box function
Engage with online materials
Watch and listen to the course tutor(s) and/or other attendees
Follow presentation slides during the course

Booking Conditions 

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded. 

Pre-Requisites This session may be recorded. If a recording is kept of the session, then please note, that it may be made available to the wider University of Nottingham researcher community.
LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
Online Course18 July 202418 July 20242:00pm - 4:00pm5