Free event: Open Access Futures in the Humanities and Social Sciences – Thurs 24th October, 2013

  Open Access Futures in the Humanities and Social Sciences A one day conference for social science researchers presented by SAGE and the LSE In association with the British Academy and Academy of Social Sciences Thursday 24th October 2013 Senate House, London 10am-5pm followed by a drinks reception Attendance is free, but places are limited Book here: http://hssoa.eventbrite.com/

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Free Event 2 July – Social Science in the Public Sphere: Riots, Class and Impact

We are delighted to confirm that Impact of Social Sciences blog will continue to receive financial support from both HEFCE and the LSE for another year. To celebrate, we are hosting an event that will look at the opportunities and challenges of undertaking large-scale public social science projects. The session will look at the ways in ways in which academics are seeking […]

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Future of Impacts: ‘How to’ guide to social media, podcasting, blogging and writing your REF impact case study

Missed our ‘How to’ sessions at the recent Future of Impacts conference? Never fear, our ‘How to’ social media, podcasting, blogging and impact case study guides are here. Listen to the Impact of Social Sciences team podcast and peruse the presentations. ‘How to’ podcast If you missed out on any of our breakout sessions from the Future of Impacts conference, catch up […]

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A new paradigm of scholarly communications is emerging: A report from the Future of Impact conference

Policymakers and academics agree that the economic or public impact of research can’t be demonstrated through just citations and bibliometrics yet open access publishing, altmetrics and online methods must be further developed before we can rely on them to prove impact. Ernesto Priego reports from last week’s Future of Impact conference. How can alternative digital methods of scholarly assessment maximise […]

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December 12th, 2012|Events, Impact|7 Comments|

Join us online for the Future of Academic Impacts conference!

New measurements of academic impact and the growth of digital media has transformed the landscape of academic dissemination. Today, the LSE Impacts of Social Science team will be debating the future of impact research and measurement and tackling digital dissemination tools head on. Why not join us?  

The Future of Academic Impacts conference is to mark the end of the three-year Impact […]

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December 4th, 2012|Events, Impact|0 Comments|

Free Event 4th December: The Future of Academic Impacts

The Future of Academic Impacts, a free, all day conference hosted by the LSE’s Impact of Social Sciences project team, will be held on Tuesday, 4th December at Beveridge Hall, Senate House, London. The event is to mark the end of the three-year Impact of Social Sciences project based at the London School of Economics that has been funded by […]

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November 5th, 2012|Events, Impact|4 Comments|

Event 24th May: The Impact Agenda – Making an Impact Seminar

‘Making an Impact’, the sixth event in the seminar series ‘The Impact Agenda’, will be held on Thursday 24th May, 2012 in St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford. The series adopts an interdisciplinary perspective to examine and clarify the concept of ‘impact’ in the context of academic research in the humanities and social science. The aim is to identify the […]

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Event 22 February 2012: The Impact Agenda

The Impact Agenda – an ESRC-funded seminar series – will host speakers at Seminar 5: New Frontiers of Impact on Wednesday, 22nd February 2012 from 9.00am until 5.00pm at Manchester Business School West. Ian Miles of  Manchester Institute of Innovation Research will lead the day’s discussion which will feature sessions on ‘Interdisciplinary Research and the Science-Society interface’, ‘Enhancing the Impacts […]

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Event 7th December 2011: Bridging The Gap Between Research, Policy and Practice

Call for workshops, panels, papers and posters: Bridging The Gap Between Research, Policy and Practice: The importance of intermediaries (knowledge brokers) in producing research impact Wednesday 7 December 2011, 9.30am-5.30pm (followed by a drinks reception) Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD “Knowledge brokers” are intermediaries whose role is to promote the use of academic […]

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