Research Impact

Welcome to the Research Support Office impact site.  Here you’ll find information on research impact – what  it is, why it matters and what you need to do to maximise, record and evidence it. You can also access advice on writing the impact section of grant applications.

Find out about the University's approach to developing and evidencing the impact of our research by reading the institutional impact strategy.

Impact: What it is
and why it matters
The REF: Impact case
studies & statements

Grants: How to write
a good impact plan


Planning and
measuring impact

Impact skills: Training 
courses & workshops

Contacts, support
& further reading

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