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Appointment of first Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation

Dr Tim Minshall has been appointed as the inaugural Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation at the University of Cambridge, a new post that will build on the University’s strengths in science, engineering and entrepreneurship. Dr Minshall, who is currently Reader in Technology & Innovation Management in the Department of Engineering and Fellow of Churchill College, will take up his new post on 1 October.

The new professorship has been made possible thanks to a generous donation of £2.5million from Dr John C Taylor OBE, Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College.

Pictured: (L-R): Dr John C Taylor, Dr Tim Minshall, Professor Andy Neely. Credit:

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