The session will be introduced by special guest speaker Sophie Duncan, Co-Director of the NCCPE, who will reflect on how the university sector is rising to these challenges and some of the promising practices that are emerging.
Vertigo Ventures (VV) is exhibiting as a partner at this year’s AESIS Impact of Science Conference, hosted from Cape Town, South Africa. The team will discuss collaborative approaches to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the technological strategies clients are adopting to improve cross-sector working and speed up progress towards the SDG target of 2030.
On Monday this week, the Hong Kong University Grants Committee (UGC) announced the results of its national assessment, the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2020.
We are looking to compile a statistics-driven report into attitudes, circumstances, trends and the effects of the pandemic around impact. With this information we will produce a report to summarise the findings and help paint a wider picture.
Gary Fairclough has been an Impact Officer at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) since December 2017, working as part of an impact team across the institution.
In general we can say that research impact is the demonstrable change or benefits to the wider society, economy or the environment that arises through research.
Impact can take many different forms. At the simplest level, these impact types can cover social, environmental and economic issues.
The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise in the UK exposed many challenges inherent in responding to national assessments.
A record 1,240 universities took part in this year’s Impact Rankings; a 30% jump from last year.
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