Saskia is an independent consultant, trainer and facilitator for the HE sector, who specialises in research communication and impact. She has developed strategies for a range of UK HE sector organisations and also works directly with research teams to help them to plan for and create opportunities to generate social and economic impact from research. Saskia was Head of Communications and Public Engagement for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) between 2003 and 2010 and spent 15 months as Research Impact Manager at the University of Bath during 2014 and 2015.
Research impact is an institutional priority for HEIs. It represents a significant percentage of the measurement of research excellence through the REF, while an acceptable Pathways to Impact statement is now a condition of funding for all Research Council grant applications. Impact may be firmly on the agenda, but how can impact be supported, developed …
|Theme:||Public Engagement and Impact, Service Organisation and Delivery|
|Speakers:||Sarah Hall, Saskia Walcott|