Develop an understanding of the concept of research impact in the Higher Education context
Evaluate the motivating factors for engaging in the research impact agenda
Explain the benefits that impact-driven research can bring to the economy and society
Identify success factors for impact-driven research
Identify success factors for collaborating with a wide range of different stakeholders including industry and civil society
University research has always made a difference to human understanding. Sadly, the importance of this work isn’t always communicated to the world outside of academia – leading many academics to believe that research is undervalued in society.
In this course, you’ll discover how to co-create research impact with a wide range of stakeholders, such as industry and government. You’ll also learn to communicate the benefits that impact-driven research brings to the economy and society. Ultimately, you’ll be able to better understand, communicate and create research impact.
What is research impact and why it’s important
How to communicate research impact
Co-creating research impact with stakeholders
Success stories of stakeholder-researcher interaction
Training and education in research impact skills
This course would be of value to anyone involved in the Higher Education sector, including postgraduate students, all grades of academic staff (from young investigators to senior academics) and non-academic research professionals such as research managers.