Excellence with impact
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 10

Excellence with Impact PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 44 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Excellence with Impact. Declan Mulkeen January 2011. Research Councils UK (RCUK). Partnership of the UK’s seven Research Councils. Annually invest around £3 billion in research. Support research that contributes to a productive economy, healthy society and a sustainable world.

Download Presentation

Excellence with Impact

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Excellence with impact

Excellence with Impact

Declan Mulkeen

January 2011


Excellence with impact

Research Councils UK (RCUK)

  • Partnership of the UK’s seven Research Councils.

  • Annually invest around £3 billion in research.

  • Support research that contributes to a productive economy, healthy society and a sustainable world.

  • Work with a range of partners to support exchange of knowledge from the research base into the private, public and third sectors.


Rcuk position

RCUK position

Research Councils UK Mission on Economic and Societal Impact

  • To advance knowledge, understanding and technology (including the promotion and support of the exploitation of research outcomes), and provide trained researchers;

  • To build partnerships to enhance take-up and impact, thereby contributing to the:

    • economic competitiveness of the United Kingdom,

    • effectiveness of public services and policy, and

    • enhancement of the quality of life and creative output of the nation


Engaging key stakeholders

Engaging key stakeholders

  • Strategic relationships with sectors, and government departments

  • Coordinating strategic HEI engagement and maintaining close alignment with Funding Councils

  • Working closely with the Technology Strategy Board


Maximising research impact

Maximising research impact

  • Starting point: focus on beneficiaries

  • Driving culture change

  • Data gathering

  • Tools for impact assessment

  • Combining existing evaluation techniques in new ways

  • Using impact assessments to support the case for continued investment in research


Pathways to impact

Pathways to Impact

Attitudes and Perceptions

“The Pathways to Impact policy does encourage academic researchers to think more about the impact of their research on society and any specific benefits that may arise”

- Research organisation (2010)


The research outcomes project

The Research Outcomes project

  • Collect information about outcomes and impacts arising from projects funded by the Research Councils

  • Common standards across Research Councils

  • Building up the picture on an ongoing basis


Excellence with impact

Academic/Scientific

Research Outputs

Knowledge

Transfer

Publication

Exhibition/Performance

Other

Exploitation

& Innovation

Collaboration

Communication

Career

Development

Further Funding

Intellectual Property

Spin-out Company

Impact

Skill

Next Destination

Award/Recognition

Academic/Societal/Economic

Impact Summary

Influence on Policy

Types of outputs collected…

Research Outcomes


Evaluations and impact studies

Evaluations and impact studies

  • Demonstrating and understanding impact

    • Evaluations and impact studies

    • Learning from success stories


Excellence with impact

Thank you


  • Login