SpotOn London 2014: Keynote Panel on Social impact
David Sweeney, Director (Research, Education and Knowledge Exchange) HEFCE
Jonathan Adams, Chief Scientist at Digital Science
Jane Tinkler, Research Fellow, LSE Public Policy Group, London School of Economics
Phil Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature Publishing Group
Moderated by Grace Baynes, Head of Communications, Nature Publishing Group/Palgrave Macmillan
Taking the 2014 REF as a case study for funders increasingly assessing the social as well as academic impact, this session will look at the challenges for researchers and research institutions in balancing social impact and academic advancement. And tackle the question of how do we give credit within academia for social impact?