Vibhuti Patel

Vibhuti heads the Impact Team for the School of the Biological Sciences at the University of Cambridge, which works to support researchers with all aspects of translational research, such as identifying funding sources, enabling relevant industrial contact, liaising with partners, supporting entrepreneurship, preparing for the Research Excellence Framework and providing training on routes to impact. Alongside this, she has recently been working with internal colleagues to look at best practice in the field of knowledge exchange, running two workshops at national conferences to engage with counterparts at other institutions across the UK and Ireland.

Vibhuti joined the University of Cambridge from the Royal Society of Chemistry where she worked in Strategic Partnerships, liaising with companies, government bodies and philanthropic donors to run joint programmes for a number of audiences in the chemical sciences community.

Prior to this she worked in International Development, setting up the RSC’s operations in India. Vibhuti has a B.Sc. in biochemistry and Ph.D. in biological mass spectrometry, both from the University of Warwick, UK.