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Research Active Staff (RAS): Academic Writing : Writing for Impact - Resource Bank Page

Useful Resources:


Wall, N. and Gray, M. (2016) Distinguishing between a 4* and 3* Impact Case Study in REF 2014. Available at https://mdximpact.files. wordpress.
Middlesex University: London. Uploaded November 2018

Resource Description:

Workshop Events Webpage
For the date of the next workshop and to book a place or register your interest in future workshops see the workshop webpage (link above).

Workshop Overview:

This session will provide an overview of how impact is defined and how to apply it in your research. Often this is about identifying and learning to communicate impacts a project already demonstrates. The session will include a discussion forum with Impact Officers, to learn how impact metrics are developing. For Early Career Researchers, the session will also discuss how impact affects your career development.


(Powerpoint Presentation)Writing for Impact, by George Ttoouli, 31 October 2017


(Powerpoint Presentation)What does Impact Mean? by Katie Irgin and Stephanie Seavers, Impact Managers, 31 October 2017,


(Powerpoint Presentation)Writing for Impact by George Ttoouli, 29 November 2016

(Powerpoint Presentation) What does Impact Mean
by Claire Battye and Katie Irgin (Impact Officers), 29 November 2016

Dates of Previous Workshops:

Tuesday 31 October 2017
Tuesday 29 November 2016

Further workshops on the Academic Writing Series 2018/19:

Being a Prolific Writer
Thursday 31 January 2019, AC03 - Argent Court, 09.00 - 15.00*

Raising your Article Quality
Thursday 2 May 2018, Wolfson 3 The Research Exchange, 3rd Floor, The Library, 09.00 - 15.00*
* Delegates have the option to continue until 16.00 - giving the opportunity to either network with the other delegates or continue working

Academic Writing Retreat 'Bootcamp'
Thursday 14 and Friday 15 March 2019
Thursday 4 and 5 Friday July 2019
Both days AC02/03 - Argent Court, 9.00 - 17.00

Feedback from the previous 'Writing for Impact' workshop:

Feedback from the October 2017 cohort


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