Bella Ruth Reichard
Research Communications Manager, Durham University and Impact Consultant, Impact Reviews
Speaker Bio: Bella Reichard is a research impact consultant who has supported over 15 UK universities with their submission of impact case studies to REF2021. Her passion is to empower researchers to leverage their knowledge and skills to make the world a better place. For the last two years, she has applied this to the CES Transformation Fund (based at Durham University), which she represents in this year’s interview as their Research Communications Manager. Bella now works with selected universities on their impact plans, and enjoys discussions with individual researchers about transforming their ideas into plans. She is also still working on her PhD on the language used in Impact Case Studies in REF2014.