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Biography

Tim Curtis is an internationally renowned author on social innovation and entrepreneurship, helps people and organisations make decisions in complex and confusing situations. He is also adept at getting decisions made when he is not in charge. He has worked in environmental decision-making, in policy and law. Now, working at the University of Northampton, his focus is on the nitty-gritty theory and practice of community organising and social innovation. He runs one of the largest face to face social innovation classes in the world, as part of the Foundation Study Framework, teaching across 55 different degree disciplines. He also coaches and undertakes paid and pro-bono consulting work for third-sector organisations. Tim is Changemaker Campus leader at the University of Northampton, having led on a high profile co-curriculum challenge, a summer school and international conference on social innovation to gain the university the coveted AshokaU Changemaker Campus status twice. He is also managing an action research project on community-based social innovation with police forces and community safety partnerships across the UK, which has resulting in material for his PhD, and him co-founding Intensive Engagement Ltd.

He is also an Orthodox Christian parish priest at Saint Anne’s Orthodox parish, Northampton and actively involved in civic society and third sector organisations.

Fellow, Higher Education Academy June 2016

Member of Senate, University of Northampton May 2015 to July 2016

Member of Northampton Business School Student Experience Committee 2015-2016

Holder of the 2014 University Court Award for outstanding contribution to the University

Founding Director and Assistant Professor Department of Lived Theology, Social Work, and Community Development, St Gregory Institute, Universidad Rural de Guatemala.

Unltd/HEFCE Ambassador for Social Entrepreneurship in Higher Education

Unltd/HEFCE Outstanding HEI Supporting Social Entrepreneurship Awardee

HEI Public Engagement Ambassador

Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts

External Examiner, The University of Ulster 2012- present AdvDip Social Enterprise and 2013 -to present AdvDip Civic Leadership and Community Planning

Executive member, The UK Deanery of the Exarchate Archdiocese of Western Europe

Member, Constitutional Reform committee, The UK Deanery of the Exarchate Archdiocese of Western Europe

Member, Pastoral Committee of the Assembly of Orthodox Christian Bishops in the UK

Trustee, St Sunniva's Trust and St Anne's, York

 

External positions

Co-founder, Intensive Engagement Ltd

31 May 2018 → …

Keywords

  • G Geography (General)
  • social innovation
  • social impact
  • impact evaluation
  • decision science
  • complexity
  • systems analysis
  • soft systems methodology
  • public safety

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Research Output

Implementation of Intensive Engagement in Gloucestershire Constabulary: Evaluation Technical Report GLO.001/02

Curtis, T., James, R., O’Brien, B. & Spencer, D., 1 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) 21 p.

Research output: Book/ReportTechnical Report

Implementation of Intensive Engagement in West Yorkshire Police: Roundtable Evaluation Technical Report WYP.001/04

Curtis, T., James, R. & O’Brien, B., 1 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) 10 p.

Research output: Book/ReportTechnical Report

  • Confidence of Police Officers in Neighbourhood Policing: SURVEY RESULTS NOVEMBER 2018 DOCUMENT WYP.001/02

    Curtis, T., 1 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) 7 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

  • Review of Intensive Community Engagement pilot in Milton Keynes Police area

    Curtis, T., 15 Jul 2016, (Accepted/In press) 17 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

    File
  • The Changemaker Handbook

    Curtis, T. P., Burke, L. & Lance, J., 9 Mar 2015, Northampton, UK: University of Northampton. 102 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportGuide or Manual

  • Locally Identified Solutions and Practices: A guide to Intensive Engagement

    Curtis, T. P. & Bowkett, A., 15 Oct 2014, 2nd ed. Northampton: University of Northampton. 62 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportGuide or Manual

    Open Access
  • Institutional entrepreneurship in the Ethiopian coffee industry

    Curtis, T. & Nalbandian, R., 6 Jul 2012, In : International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 1, 3, p. 281-294 14 p., 3.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

  • It's a Rough Trade: a longitudinal study of changing ethics

    Curtis, T., 1 Jan 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

    Open Access

    Prizes

    University of Northampton Court Award

    Curtis, Tim (Recipient), 1 Jul 2014

    Prize: Honorary award

  • Activities

    The Liturgy slowly #29: Thine of thine own: forgiveness is more than behaviour modification

    Tim Curtis (Author)

    1 Mar 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    The Liturgy slowly #31: O Lord, who at the Third Hour: the silent and still dynamic action of the Holy Spirit

    Tim Curtis (Author)

    15 Mar 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    The Liturgy slowly #30: This reason-endowed worship: making sure we adore God and venerate icons

    Tim Curtis (Author)

    9 Mar 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    The Liturgy slowly #23: Lifting up you: heart and soul

    Tim Curtis (Author)

    12 Jan 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    The Liturgy slowly #25: The Sanctus: blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord

    Tim Curtis (Author)

    2 Feb 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    The Liturgy slowly #27: This whole dispensation: the centuries old loving response of the Father to the Prodigal children

    Tim Curtis (Author)

    16 Feb 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    The Liturgy Slowly #2: The Cherubic Hymn

    Tim Curtis (Author)

    7 Oct 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    Intensive Engagement Violent Crime Workshop- Banbury

    Tim Curtis (Author) & Richard James (Speaker)

    6 Mar 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsWorkshopTeaching

    File