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Cambridge Global Challenges


NERC are offering its funded researchers the opportunity to attend the training course ‘Fast Track the Impact of your research’, delivered by Professor Mark Reed on the 30th November in Newcastle.

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. This is evidence-based training, conducted by researchers for researchers. 

This course will give you everything you need to 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.

Key benefits:

  • Learn about evidence-based principles for delivering research impact when you don't have much time.
  • Be inspired by case studies that will encourage you to think out of the box and approach impact in new ways.
  • Be challenged to think critically about how you plan for, track and report impacts as you discuss impact case studies or pathways to impact.
  • Find out about the role of impact in the next Research Excellence Framework.
  • Discover easy and quick-to-use templates you can use immediately to:
    • prioritise which stakeholders and sections of the public to engage with first
    • create a powerful impact plan that will guarantee your research makes a difference without wasting your time
    • take the pain out of impact tracking.
  • Harness the power of your digital footprint to enhance your research.
  • Design and facilitate events with research users.


For more information and how to register please see here.  Spaces will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Thursday, 30 November, 2017 - 09:00 to 17:00
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Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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