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    SPIRAL - The Importance of Impact in Research Careers
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This workshop is about understanding the impact agenda and what this means for researchers.

Duration 1 half day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: For academics / researchers who need to develop their understanding of the impact agenda

This workshop will introduce attendees to the 'impact agenda', and will provide an overview of how to build impact into your research, specifically in the conext of RCUK grant applications.  The session will also provide participants with an understanding of how to report and promote your impact to further your research and your research career.


  • Understand the impact agenda: What is meant by impact and why it's important.
  • Planning for impact: Understand the importance of impact in grant applications, best practice in writing RCUK Pathways to Impact and achieving impacts post research grant.
  • Reporting and Promoting Impact: Understanding of the impact assessment in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), how to write impact case studies and promoting your research and impact to non-specialist audiences.

Delivered By: Jo Pitt



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When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.