| 09:30 - 16:00
Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom.

A one-day symposium organised by WISERD and the Aberystwyth University Transformative Social Science Programme to discuss how to maximise the impact of research in the social sciences and humanities with non-academic audiences including policy-makers, business, civil society, communities and the media. Guest speakers include Dr Richard Watermayer (Bath University) and Dr Sioned Pearce (WISERD, Cardiff University) and a panel of research users.



9.00am  Registration and coffee

9.30am  Welcome

9.45am  Understanding Research Impact (Dr Richard Watermeyer, Bath University and Dr Sioned Pearce, WISERD Impact Fellow)

11.00am  Coffee break

11.30am  Panel: The Research-User’s Perspective (panellists to be confirmed)

12.30pm  Presentations on Examples of Effective Impact

1.00pm  Lunch

2.00pm  Small Group Discussions  How can we achieve effective impact in our research? Identification of questions and suggestions

3.00pm  Plenary Panel (Chaired by Professor Colin McInnes). Feedback from small group discussions

3.30pm  End


Find out more:

Research_Impact_Symposium.pdf [.PDF, 505.02 KB]





To book your place, e-mail: transformative@aber.ac.uk