New role for college head

Julie Byrne, Sheffield College
Julie Byrne, Sheffield College

Sheffield City College Principal Julie Byrne has been appointed a founding Fellow of a new national organisation championing the advancement of science skills and innovation.

The NEF Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange promotes excellence in science and innovation, and was launched at The Royal Society in London.

Julie, who attended the launch, said: “I am delighted to be recognised on behalf of the college for the groundbreaking work we have done in partnership with the New Engineering Foundation.

“This has involved developing greater innovation, and knowledge exchange and skills for our staff and students, particularly in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics areas of the curriculum.”

The appointment follows the college’s commitment to advancing the knowledge and science, dental, engineering and information technology skills of both staff and students.