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Warren Harrison

Warren Harrison

About Warren Harrison

Warren Harrison is responsible for the strategic development of the Enterprise and Business Engagement portfolio within the School. He has developed a wide range of successful partnerships with a variety of businesses and universities in the UK and internationally.

Warren has collaborated successfully with a wide-variety of employers in the design and delivery of workforce development programmes and industry conferences and has worked on collaborative projects with agencies and employers to enhance workforce capability across the digital sector in the Northeast of England. He has advised Sector Skills Councils regarding accreditation processes and other UK universities on industry accreditation processes, and has delivered academic conference papers in the UK (The Higher Education Academy) and overseas (British Council, Singapore) regarding approaches to workforce development. 

Research interests and activities

Warren’s current work is exploring a community who built andoccupied cabins and ‘boathouses’ along the banks of Greatham Creek (A tributaryof the river Tees) between 1900-1982. 

Previous research has focused upon the design and delivery of education to employers/professionals.  

In the news

  • £26,000 raised by business leaders sleeping rough
    Love Middlesbrough, 11/11/2017; North East Connected, 10/11/2017
    Teesside University's Warren Harrison took part in the CEO sleepout at Preston Park.


  • £26,000 raised by business leaders sleeping rough
    Love Middlesbrough (Web) 09/11/2017:
    Others who took part included the Bishop of Whitby Paul Ferguson, Gary Pollard of charity Men Tell Health, Idrees Rashid of CVfm Radio, Teesside University's Warren Harrison.


  • Can you shed light on creek?
    Evening Gazette, 23/04/2016; Hartlepool Mail, 23/04/2016: Northern Echo online, 27/04/2016; Northern Echo. 27/04/2016
    Warren Harrison, principal lecturer in media production at Teesside University, is working on a film about Greatham Creek.