Your three day line-up!

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Day 1
09 Oct 2017
Day 2
10 Oct 2017
Day 3
11 Oct 2017

Implementation Science Insights – Session Expired

Implementation Researcher and author of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR), Dr Laura Damschroder, talks about implementation science and the considerations needed when implementing new knowledge into practice settings....
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Laura J. Damschroder

What makes implementation successful?

Dr Jeremy Grimshaw provides insights into Implementation Science and the lessons he has learned along the way in a long and prestigious career. Some great information for those about to...
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Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw

Changing behaviour and attitudes

Steven Roche talks us through the similarities and differences between knowledge translation and agricultural extension and provides some valuable insights and tools for influencing people and changing attitudes. Add this...
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Steven Roche, PhD
11:45 - 12:05


Embedding knowledge Translation in a research centre

Ben Harris-Roxas discusses how knowledge translation is part of business as usual at the South Eastern Sydney Research Collaboration Hub and the key lessons they have learned throughout the process....
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A/Prof Ben Harris-Roxas

Visual techniques for science communication

Kate Patterson from the Garvan Research Institute discusses the role of visual science communication of the basic sciences and how to create impact. In this interview, we get to see...
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Kate Patterson
13:10 - 14:10


The use of stories in science communication

Shawn Callahan outlines the elements required for successful storytelling and how using stories can be helpful in influencing decision making. Add this session to your calendar: iCalendar  •  Google Calendar...
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Shawn Callahan

Podcasting science

Marie McNeely helps people understand science and the people behind the science in her podcast. Find out how scientists are becoming understood and sharing the value of their work through...
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Marie McNeely, PhD
15:15 - 15:35


Sharing science and research impact in blogs

Editor of the London School of Economics Impact Blog, Kieren Booluck, discusses the research impact blog, the impact of the impact blog and blogging for science communication best practices.
Kieran Booluck

Video Journals for communicating science

Pajam Sobhani discusses the techniques used to create a new way of disseminating science using Video. If you have ever considered how you can better disseminate your research, look no...
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Pajam Sobhani

Developing a strategic research communication plan

John Eggleton of Research Media guides viewers through the importance and the elements involved in your research communication plan. Learn what you should consider in your planning and don’t miss...
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John Eggleton

Knowledge Brokering

Michael Johnny, an accomplished knowledge broker from York University in Ontario, joins me in a discussion around the value of brokering, skills required and how to work in that tricky...
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Michael Johnny

Knowledge Brokering for Impact

Amanda Cooper, knowledge broker and education research specialist, highlights the role of brokers, considerations of skills required and what funders are doing and saying when it comes to research impact...
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Amanda Cooper PhD

Creating your key messages

Kevin Anselmo takes us through the steps to develop your key messages to communicate your science with impact. Find out how to be less wordy and more influential through the...
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Kevin Anselmo
11:45 - 12:10


Global impact insights – New Zealand

Max Kennedy of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment in New Zealand talks us through the nature of research funding and the newly created focus on research impact within...
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Dr Max J Kennedy

Global impact insights – Hong Kong

John Bacon-Shone from The University of Hong Kong shares the research impact agenda and experiences with us. In this insightful talk, we learn about the close relationship and similarities between...
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Global impact insights – Malaysia

Professor Shaliza Ibrahim, Associate Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation) of University of Malaya, shares the Malaysian research impact experience and how they are focusing on research translation within their funding.
Prof. Dr. Shaliza Ibrahim
13:45 - 14:45


Global impact insights – Brazil

In this panel discussion, Jorge Otávio Maia Barreto, Marcus Tolentino, Viviane Pereira, and Sharmila Sousa outline the status of research impact and research translation in Brazil.
Marcus Tolentino Silva
Viviane Cássia Pereira, M.Sc.
Sharmila Sousa, PhD
Jorge Barreto, PhD

Global impact insights – Ireland

Mark Ferguson, the Director General of Science Foundation Ireland, gives us the funder and researcher perspectives on research impact iin Ireland. The focus here is on impact upfront where planning...
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Mark Ferguson

Productive interactions for research impact

Leonie van Drooge from the Rathenau Institute gives us some research impact insights into the status of impact measurement in the Netherlands and talks us through the use of productive...
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Leonie van Drooge

Global impact insights – Belgium

Esther De Smet, Senior Research Policy Advisor at Ghent University, fills us in on the state of research impact in Belgium, her role as a knowledge broker and how they...
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Esther De Smet

Involving Consumers in Research

Anne McKenzie AM talks us through what consumer involvement really is and how you can start to consider involving them in your research too. We speak to Anne about the...
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Anne McKenzie AM

Strategies to be more productive

Joshua Zerkel, Evernote’s Director of Global Customer Education and Community, talks about being organised and how to get the most out of your day. As a certified professional organiser, he...
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Joshua Zerkel

The process of collaboration

Tony Peacock, CEO of the Cooperative Research Centres Association, talks about the elements of successful partnerships between industry and research and provides insights of the common problems that occur and...
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Dr Tony Peacock
11:10 - 11:30


Industry Engagement, the good, the bad and the ugly!

James Dalton shares his experiences of industry engagement and partnerships in the commercial sector to help facilitate research impact through sustainable and fruitful relationships. This interview is open access and...
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Improving Research Visibility and Impact

Nader Ale Ebrahim, from the University of Malaya walks us through the many processes and steps you can take to improve your research visibility and impact, including citations and traditional...
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Dr. Nader Ale Ebrahim
13:00 - 14:00


Developing an instrument for impact assessment

Alex Verkade shares an assessment instrument that he has developed to look at impact. Learn the background behind the assessment tool and the fifteen criteria used to assess impact. We...
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Alex Verkade

Learning from the UK REF

Kim Hackett, Research Excellence Framework (REF) Manager, for the Higher Education Funding Council for England, shares the experience of the REF 2014, what they learned from the process, the evaluation...
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Kim Hackett

The payback framework and Impact Insights

Emeritus Professor, Steve Hanney, a proud family man and one of the original authors of the Payback Framework, joins me to discuss the background to the framework, how it is...
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Steve Hanney

The impact of open access publishing

Danny Kingsley has a breadth of knowledge of open access from her work in both the southern and northern hemispheres. In this interview we talk about the open access movement,...
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Dr Danny Kingsley

The Research Leaders Impact Toolkit

Elizabeth Morrow and Gary Reed were recently involved in the development of the Research Leaders Impact Toolkit. Here we discuss the concept of the toolkit, learn the purpose of using...
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Gary Reed
Dr Elizabeth M Morrow

Impact Metrics

James Wilsdon, Chair of the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment and Management, shares his learnings and views on impact metrics, gamification of the assessment process...
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James Wilsdon