Dr Anthony Atkin is the Research Impact Manager at the University of Reading and has been heavily involved in developing the university’s approach to impact since 2014. Working with Senior Managers he has established an institution-wide impact programme which provides tailored support from impact, communications and knowledge transfer professionals, as well as financial resource, to facilitate the development of impact from research.Anthony leads a team of impact specialists who lead the development of impact culture in their respective areas and provide hands-on support to the university’s researchers from the earliest to the most mature impact project.
Impact is increasingly significant within the research landscape, and research managers represent the ‘frontline’ of support, strategy and expertise. The growth of the impact related roles over recent years pays testament to the relevance of impact to the Research Management community, and with new impact agendas emerging internationally it is ever more important that the …
|Theme:||Special Interest Group|
|Level:||Open to all|
|Speakers:||Alisha Peart, Dr Anthony Atkin, Lucy Jowett|