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Zoom seminar: Impact in Principle and in Practice

Monday 9 November 2020, at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Early Career Research Network – our first free Zoom seminar

‘Impact’ describes the benefits of academic research to wider society.

This first meeting of our Network will enable you to connect with researchers across Wales, and to consider new perspectives on impact in principle and in practice. With Covid-19 having a major impact on universities and the research environment, the meeting will help to develop your thinking on the usefulness and usability of your work.

We will cover:

  • The economic, social and cultural benefits of impact
  • Co-creating impact with other stakeholders
  • An interdisciplinary case study
  • Making your case – how to plan for good impact

At the end of the main seminar (15.30-16.15), there will be an opportunity to meet with other researchers and continue the conversation in smaller breakout rooms.

Register here


Dr Louise Bright
Director of Research and Business Engagement, University of South Wales

Speakers include:

Professor Kirsti Bohata
Director of CREW (Centre for Research into English Literature and Language of Wales), Swansea University

Professor Michael Woods
Personal Chair, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University

Professor Kevin Morgan
Dean of Engagement, Cardiff University

Event Details
Monday 9 November 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Learned Society of Wales