Research and Knowledge Exchange

Learning lunches

Learning Lunches provide a space to explore and learn about knowledge exchange and impact combined with the opportunity to network over lunch. Colleagues and external speakers will share their experiences, with plenty of time for questions and discussion.

Upcoming events


Past events

This event is now closed. A panel of external speakers shared their expertise on how we can work better with cultural organisations. The session considered what it takes to build genuine partnerships with mutual benefits, and what successful partnerships look like from the point of view of cultural institutions.
This event is now closed. The session looked at practical steps that can be taken to understand and capture the impact of research-related social media activity. Nicola Osborne led an examination of what success looks like, how to define KPIs and how to discern useful data from the not-so-useful.
This event is now closed. In 2010, the UK Research Councils and the Arts and Humanities Research Council initiated a new £30m research programme, Connected Communities, intended to support risk-taking interdisciplinary and collaborative research. This seminar explored the lessons learned from a study of the 324 projects funded through that programme.
This event is now closed. In this session, led by Chris Berry, we looked at how academic researchers can use social media, in particular blogging and Twitter, to connect with knowledge users and other academics, and to promote their work.
Mar 31 2016 -

This event is now closed. Edd McCracken, from the University’s press office and a former journalist, talked about how research can be turned into good stories using examples from humanities and social science. Wendy Loretto, Deputy Dean of the Business School, shared her experience from her participation in the MediaTalent@Ed programme.