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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 (including PhD students) involved in or supporting academic research.

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

Date: 14 May 2024

Time: 10:00-11:30hrs

Virtual - MS Teams

Any questions? Please email us