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Geography graduate and CURDS prize winner joins Innovate UK

Congratulations to Zoe Jones, who graduated with a 1st class BA Geography degree from Newcastle University in 2016, on attaining a place on Innovate UK’s Graduate Scheme in the Development Directorate.

Innovate UK is the UK's innovation agency is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

As part of her undergraduate studies, Zoe won the CURDS prize for the best dissertation in economic geography as part of her research on the evolution of the tech sector in Newcastle. Prior to starting her role at Innovate UK, Zoe is completing her MSc in E-Business at Newcastle University’s Business School. 

published on: 27 July 2017