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Fast track your research impact

Organiser(s): RDI Network
2019-08-07 09:30:00 2019-08-07 16:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Fast track your research impact Since it was introduced in 2013, this course has become the most widely used resource to train researchers in impact in the world, having been used by over 200 institutions in 55 countries to date. Burnet Institute, 85 Commercial Rd, Melbourne RDI Network [email protected] Calendar Register

This workshop will give you everything you need to write the impact sections of your next grant application and generate real-world impacts from your research. You will leave with practical tools you can use immediately in your research, whatever your discipline and career stage. The training is based on the latest research evidence and takes a
unique relational approach to deliver wide-reaching and lasting impacts. As part of the session you will receive your own copy of the second edition of The Research Impact Handbook.

Key benefits

  • Learn about evidence-based principles for delivering research impact when you don’t have much time
  • Discover easy and quick-to-use templates you can use immediately to:
    • Prioritise stakeholders and publics to engage with first
    • Create a powerful impact plan that will guarantee your research makes a difference without wasting your time
  • Design and facilitate meetings and workshops with stakeholders and publics: discover tools that will empower you to deal with the most challenging situations and individuals and lead events that everyone enjoys
  • Build visibility and credibility for your research online. Understand the power and the pitfalls of using social media professionally, and find out how to become influential and drive research impacts online without risking your time or reputation
  • Learn how to get your research into policy, wherever you work in the world, by building trust, working with
    intermediaries and designing effective policy briefs
  • Learn how to monitor and evidence impact, discovering time-efficient ways to keep track of impacts as they arise, design an impact evaluation that convincingly attributes impacts to your research.

After the workshop, you are invited to sign up for ongoing support from Prof Reed via 5 online follow-on steps (over
5 weeks) with practical tasks you can follow to embed the lessons from the workshop in your research. Prof Reed answers all questions arising after the workshop via email.

About the trainer
Prof Mark Reed is a recognised international expert in impact research with >150 publications that have been cited >15,000 times. He holds a Research England & N8 funded Chair at Newcastle University, is research lead for an international charity,and has won awards for the impact of his research.

Fast Track Impact is an international training company working in the Higher Education and research and innovation sectors. Its mission is to change
the way researchers generate and share knowledge, so that their ideas can change the world.