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Introduction to Impact


This workshop is delivered by the Research Impact Team and provides a basic foundation of what research impact is and how this is supported at Warwick.

The workshop will equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of the UK research landscape and impact within it, alongside practical advice on how best to explore pathways to impact from different disciplines. It will incorporate a presentation from the R&IS Impact Team as well as hearing from a Warwick researcher who has been involved in impact. Q&As will be encouraged throughout. Examples of best practice will be considered.

Who should attend?

Any University staff involved or interested in academic research, including PhD research students.

Workshop enables participants to:

  • Understand what impact is
  • Understand why impact is important
  • Understand how impact relates to your own research
  • Understand how to identify and engage beneficiaries and stakeholders
  • Understand differences between impact and public engagement
  • Have an overview of measurement and evaluation of impact
  • See examples of impact work
  • Hear from a Warwick researcher who has been involved in impact
  • Have an overview of opportunities
  • See support available.

Workshop Pre-work:
No workshop pre-work involved.

Workshop Details



Virtual - MS Teams

Any questions?

Lesley Chikoore


Casey Barnes