Tony Roche is Director/EVP for Publishing and Strategic Relationships with Emerald, working in partnership with the research community in over 180 countries. He leads Emerald’s publishing group, serving authors across research, teaching, library and corporate settings, with a portfolio of over 330 journals, 3,000 books and 1,500 teaching case studies. His strategic partnership brief supports Emerald’s diversification of offers for the research community, including advocacy and support for impact literacy, open research and open innovation. Tony is from London, and lives in Yorkshire with family including an excitable Field Spaniel.
As Higher Education becomes increasingly pressurised, ‘research impact’ is being progressively systematised throughout institutional practice. Whilst formal amplification of impact (eg 25% weighting in REF) has heralded a new age of investment, it has also driven problematic and blinkered practice about ‘what counts’. Continued dominance of scholarly metrics, varied practices in weaving impact into academic …
|Theme:||Impact & Public Engagement|
|Level:||Open to all|
|Speakers:||Dr Julie Bayley, Dr Chris Hewson, Tony Roche, Helen Lau|