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New Research Impact Training Opportunities at Queen Mary

20 November 2020

Social Enterprise and Open Research [RI010]
Date and Time: Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 10:00-11:30AM
Venue: Online

This workshop will focus on identifying ways in which your research on solutions to societal and/or environmental can be developed into a framework that could be run as a social enterprise. In doing this we will exploring the skills and competency requirements to successfully navigate areas such as open communication, engagement, participatory research and social media.

This webinar will introduce participants to the concept of social enterprise in research. You will have an opportunity to reflect on the values that are important to you in your research; explore what open research is and why it is needed; and how this fits with the concept of social enterprise. The session will include practical tips on how you can best engage in social enterprise and open research.

This interactive session will use creative problem solving and real-life case studies to support experiential learning.This session will be delivered by Vitae, the global leader in supporting the professional development of researchers, experienced in working with institutions as they strive for research excellence, innovation and impact.

Please book your place now via Queen Mary CPD training database.

Generating Policy Impact [RI011]
Date and Time: Monday, 18 January 2021, 10:00-11:30AM
Venue: Online

This workshop will focus on identifying ways in which you can engage policymakers with your research in order to have an impact. In doing this we will explore the pathways and skills needed to achieve policy impact. This interactive session will use creative problem solving and real-life case studies to support experiential learning.

This webinar is designed to provide key pointers on how and why you as a researcher might engage with policy makers and other similar stakeholders. It will explore the differences in language and ways of communication used by academics and these stakeholders. You will have the opportunity to reflect on the policy context in which research exists and how you can frame your outputs to maximise impact.

This session will be delivered by Vitae, the global leader in supporting the professional development of researchers, experienced in working with institutions as they strive for research excellence, innovation and impact.

Please book your place now via Queen Mary CPD training database.

Bench to Market [RI009]
Date and Time: Monday, 1 February 2021, 1:00-3:00PM and Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 1:00-3:00PM
(Please note: this training course takes place over two days and you are required to attend both sessions.)
Venue: Online

How do university researchers start companies? This introductory course is aimed at researchers interested in exploring business start-up, spin out and commercialisation. The programme is geared to inspire and excite participants to recognise and capitalise on entrepreneurial opportunity, learn the key tools and steps to build a successful start-up and find out more about business processes, resources and structures. We look at approaches to entrepreneurship, the key stages of moving from bench to market and the different pathways to commercialisation.

This session will be delivered by Skillfluence which specialises in transferable skills training that equips researchers to work with others, both inside and outside of academia to maximise the social and economic impact of their research.

Please book your place now via Queen Mary CPD training database.

Updated by: Michal Filus