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Rabbits in the headlights no more: taking impact forward - Bulletin

Rabbits in the headlights no more: taking impact forward - Bulletin | Impact Training | Scoop.it
After the painful experience of preparing impact case studies for the REF2014, it's time to devise strategies to make the road to the next REF far smoother.
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Impact of Social Sciences – Research impact on policy-making is ...

Impact of Social Sciences – Research impact on policy-making is ... | Impact Training | Scoop.it
Many of us recently went through the painful experience of trying to evidence the impact of research on policy, as part of the REF 2014 process. One of the problems with this endeavour is that policy-makers are likely to be ...
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'Butler Impact': Global debate on drug policy proves research impact ...

'Butler Impact': Global debate on drug policy proves research impact ... | Impact Training | Scoop.it
Research councils, taking their lead from the REF, are fixated on evidence of impact; as a result universities have been pushed into narrow definitions of impact that often exclude the type of pathways to impact that a report like Ending the Drug...
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Interesting take on the impact agenda and how to reference, evidence different and powerful examples of impact in the narrow confines of the REF.

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What do policymakers want from researchers? Blogs, elevator ...

What do policymakers want from researchers? Blogs, elevator ... | Impact Training | Scoop.it
Twitter Guide · Open Access eCollection · Essential 'how-to' Guides · REF 2014 · The Handbook · Executive Summary ...
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Book Review: Achieving Impact in Research edited by Pam ...

Book Review: Achieving Impact in Research edited by Pam ... | Impact Training | Scoop.it
Achieving Impact in Research aims to address the importance of understanding and achieving impact for the purposes of gaining research funding and reporting achieved impact for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) ...
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Impact of Social Sciences

Impact of Social Sciences | Impact Training | Scoop.it
Maximizing the impact of academic research
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Useful LSE blog on Social Sciences and Impact

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Conference 2015 and Other Plans for the Network

Conference 2015 and Other Plans for the Network | Impact Training | Scoop.it
 Autumn has arrived with a vengeance! I hope you all enjoyed the summer and managed to enjoy some 'impact-free' time. The evenings are getting darker (and REF results are looming) but the Research ...
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Summary Analysis of the Research Impact Network Event

Summary Analysis of the Research Impact Network Event | Impact Training | Scoop.it
Research Impact Network Event - Summary Analysis Part 1 This is our summary analysis of the inaugural Research Impact Network event, which took place at the University of Warwick on 26th February 2...
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Research assessment, altmetrics and tools for determining impact: Reading list for #HEFCEmetrics review launch.

Research assessment, altmetrics and tools for determining impact: Reading list for #HEFCEmetrics review launch. | Impact Training | Scoop.it
David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, has announced that HEFCE are arranging an independent review of the role of metrics in research assessment and management. The Impact blog wel...
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How-to guide for building a university-administered impact ...

How-to guide for building a university-administered impact ... | Impact Training | Scoop.it
As we head away from REF 2014, the HE community is looking to harness learning on 'research impact' in advance of future monitoring activities. Expectations that impact may have a higher weighting in the next REF ...
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REF 2014 Impact Case Study -- Dr Ailsa Cox

Dr Ailsa Cox discusses her research: "Making a distinctive contribution to the revitalisation of the short story genre", which she submitted to the Research ...
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Interesting use of video to communicate REF impact case studies.

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Impact toolkit | ESRC | The Economic and Social Research Council

Impact toolkit | ESRC | The Economic and Social Research Council | Impact Training | Scoop.it
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funds research and training in social and economic issues, focusing on six research areas: economic affairs, education and human development, environment and planning, government and law, industry and...
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ESRC Impact toolkit

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