Masterclass 6: Engagement as a Pathway to Research Impact
Trainer: Societal Engagement Team
Cost: Internal - no charge; External - not available.
This course is available to Imperial staff only.
Dates and venue information:
- Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 2.30-4.30pm, South Kensington
- Thursday, 25 June 2020, 9.30-11.30am, South Kensington
If you have any questions, please contact the Societal Engagement team.
This is session 6 of 6 masterclasses. This masterclass will allow you to build on your learnings from the core masterclasses by putting your ideas into practice.
Key areas covered
- Discuss why our research funders think engagement is important and how engaging the wider public can be a pathway to many potential impacts and applications of research
- Using examples to identify funding criteria around public engagement with research
- Consider how engagement might lead to societal impacts for our own research areas
- Developing plans for effective public engagement that could lead to research impact, and how to evidence the difference made through engagement activities
Who is it for?
This masterclass is aimed at any Imperial staff member who:
- Has attended the core engagement masterclasses
- Aspires to further the impact of research through effective engagement
- Would like to better understand the role of engagement in research impact and the relevant policy and funding context
- This session will be particularly relevant for anyone involved in developing funding proposals involving public engagement with research, including pathways to impact statements
*Please note that engagement activities that may support teaching and learning practice can be used to support an application for HEA fellowship via Imperial’s STAR framework.
Dates and times
- Spring term: Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 2.30-4.30pm, South Kensington
- Summer term: Thursday, 25 June 2020, 9.30-11.30am, South Kensington
How to book your place
This course is free, but please see the terms and conditions of booking on the Qualtrics form. Places are limited and will be booked on a first come first served basis with a waiting list.
If you have any queries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.