Ms Annalaura Marini
Annalaura joined the Department in 2004. Her previous teaching experience was four years with the Department of Management and Organization of Stirling University, where she was involved with undergraduate, postgraduate and post-experience Management Science courses. Prior to moving to Scotland, Annalaura taught for five years in Italy as part of a research project for the University of Florence on behalf of the Department of Education for the introduction of English in primary schools.
Prior to her British academic experience, Annalaura was a Liaison Manager for the European Union where she followed projects within the framework of the EU's SPRINT Programme. This EU initiative targeted mono-industrial and under-developed areas in order to enhance their regeneration by introducing diversification and stimulating growth and development. The core of the project was the setting up and launching of Business and Innovation Centres on behalf of the European Commission for Regional Development. Annalaura was involved with the following projects.
- Business and Innovation Centre in Ancona/Senigallia
- Business and Innovation Centre in Pistoia
- Business and Innovation Centre in Siena
- Business and Innovation Centre in Ascoli Piceno
- Technological Park in Vigo