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.
Have you thought about developing an impact project, but wondered whether it’s worth the time and effort? Come along to this Learning Lunch to hear frank discussions of both the challenges and the rewards of involvement in impact projects. Primarily aimed at staff in LLC but staff in other humanities disciplines are warmly encouraged to attend.
Working with primary and secondary schools or would like to? At this event, Diana Paton (HCA) will share her experience of working with schools during their research projects and Melanie Smith, Widening Participation Officer, will share her knowledge of what works best when engaging with schools.
This event is now closed. In this session, two participants from the award-winning MediaTalent training programme shared their experience of learning how to communicate their research in engaging ways.
This event is now closed. Attendees heard about the experience of academic colleagues who have developed partnerships with businesses and organisations including Network Rail, the World Bank and small businesses as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership agreement.
This event is now closed. In this session, academic colleagues shared their experience of working in partnership with cultural organisations and their insights, learning and tips from projects they have been involved in.
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. This session focused on the experiences of academic colleagues working with local authorities, Community Planning Partnerships and third sector organisations. Colleagues shared their insights, learning and tips from projects they have led or been involved in.
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. At this event, chaired by Richard Freeman, SPS, a panel of external speakers will give us their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities faced by local authorities and charities.
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.
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.
This event is now closed. The speaker was Stephen Imrie, Clerk to the Devolution (Further Powers) Committee at the Scottish Parliament, the topic was what Parliamentary Committees do and how they work.