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Fireside Chat with Victoria Galan-Muros

Join us for this fireside chat as we discuss how academic research is helping to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the expertise and knowledge of scholars and scientists, while narrowing the gap between research and policy and at the same time enforcing the nexus between them. ​

Get practical tips and learn how you can contribute to SDGs through your research, and benefit from our speakers’ in-depth experience on how to leverage the SDG framework for more impactful research.

Connect and exchange ideas through peer learning with our expert guest speaker, like-minded attendees, and members of the UIIN team.


Learn how research conducted in academia is helping to advance the SDGs using the expertise and knowledge of scholars and scientists while reducing the gap between research and policy, enforcing at the same time the nexus between them.

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Academics who want to boost both scientific and societal impact of their research and education and Researchers who want to engage with businesses and societal stakeholders to increase their impact.

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Victoria Galan-Muros
Chief Research and Analysis UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education

Dr. Victoria Galan-Muros is a leading consultant and policy advisor who has worked in the interface between universities, business and policy makers for over a decade in 40+ countries and co-authored 60+ technical and consulting reports for the European Commission, OECD, UNESCO, OEI, DAAD, governments and universities worldwide.

Victoria is also a recognised research leader in higher education policy and management, university-business cooperation, future universities, innovative/entrepreneurial universities/regions, higher education and development, with 40+ publications. She has been invited to lecture at 12 universities in four continents, to deliver professional workshops in 20+ countries and speak in 100+ events internationally.

Previously a policy analyst at the OECD (Paris), a senior associate consultant at Technopolis Group UK (London), the research director at the Global Institute on Innovation Districts (New York – in partnership with The Brookings Institution) and the policy affairs director at the University-Industry Innovation Network, UIIN (Amsterdam); Victoria co-founded and led Innovative Futures Institute, a think-tank and do-tank that advises and actively supports universities, businesses and governments in their innovation efforts. Currently, Victoria is the Chief of Research and Analysis at the UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education, leading evidence-based advise for governments and higher education worldwide.

Victoria has two 4-year undergraduate degrees at University of Granada in Business Management and also in Market Research, she holds a MSc in Social Research Methods at London School of Economics and a PhD in University-Business Cooperation at VU Amsterdam.

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