Writing an Impact Statement - Online (Medicine and Health Sciences)
Duration 2 hours
Team Researcher Academy

This course is delivered by the Researcher Academy

Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. Semester 1 courses will be available for booking from the second week of October and Semester 2 courses from the second week of February.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research students in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences who will be submitting an Impact Statement for the annual Faculty Postgraduate Research Forum.

Process (i.e. practical workshop, group work etc.)

Interactive workshop with writing exercises. Please bring resources that you will need for writing (i.e. pen or laptop).

Course Description

This course will explore how to write an impact statement. Participants will have the opportunity to consider the impact of their own research, to discuss with their peers and to write their own impact statements.

Learning outcomes:
  • Basic understanding of RCUK's requirements for demonstrating the economic and societal impact of research
  • Experience of writing an impact summary for their own research project
  • Considered the audience of an impact statement
  • Considered how to support a funding application with a "Pathways to Impact" document.

Course dates for 2019/20 will be published in early October 2019.  If there are no dates listed below then the instance(s) of the course has (have) already taken place for 2018/19 academic year.

Booking Conditions 

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded.   


Accessing the course 

This session may be recorded. If a recording is kept of the session, then please note, that it may be made available to the wider University of Nottingham researcher community.

To access the course please follow the link below and log into Moodle using your normal username and password. You must use the link below when accessing this course for the first time as it allows you to self-enrol onto the course. Make sure that you log in to the course within two days of the course start date, after this date enrolment is disabled. 

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