James Dillon is the Research Impact Manager at Queen’s University Belfast. He works with academic and professional services colleagues to help engender a culture of impact across the research base of the university, including advising on REF and research engagement activities. James was involved in the development and delivery of the Queens’s University Engaged Research Action Plan in 2018 and is currently coordinating, with colleagues, its implementation. Previously James has worked in political communication and advocacy in Northern Ireland.
Engaged Research: We can talk the talk but can we walk the walk? Public engagement and impact are major priorities across the Higher Education Sector. As universities we must proactively engage, both as beneficiaries of public funding and catalysts for positive change in society. Queen’s University has a long history of engaged research, however, this …
|Theme:||Impact & Public Engagement|
|Level:||Open to all|
|Speakers:||Dr Eimear Barrett, Dr Helena McElhinney, Geoff Nuttall, James Dillon|