Another cutting for our Impact Box…THE mention for LSE Impact Conference and Professor Stephen Curry

The Times Higher Education publication has this week generously given the LSE Impact Conference another mention… along with one of the star speakers Professor Stephen Curry.

In the ‘weekly transmissions from the blogosphere’ section, Professor Curry’s presentation at the Conference on Innovative Methods for Impact and Engagement is referenced.

Podcasts, presentations, photos and Twitter results all taken from the LSE Impact […]

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Impact zones and the role of publishers: changing the way academic research makes wider impact

‘Pure’ research has the potential to make a big impact on an audience of scholars, but publishers might hold the key to increasing its wider public impact, argues Martyn Lawrence of Emerald Group Publishing. Based on his presentation at the Investigating Academic Impact Conference, he argues that publishers have a vital part to play in increasing academic impact, and uses his […]

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Podcasts of over 1,000 LSE lectures available to download through iTunes U, including lectures from the LSE Impact Conference

Over 1,000 podcasts of the London School of Economics and Political Science’s public lecture programme are available to download from the iTunes online store, LSE on iTunes U, LSE announced this month. Almost 400 videos will complement the catalogue of audio podcasts which feature academics such as Professor Paul Krugman and Professor Amartya Sen alongside politicians including Prime Minister David […]

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It’s time for academics to help shape not just individual policies, but a new system of policy-making that allows for a more effective feedback process and implementation of policy

An improved policy-making practice could yield better impact and better politics, writes Jill Rutter of the Institute for Government as she calls on academics to engage with the creation of a new process of policy-making. Monday 13 June was my evidence day. First, a slot to speak about academia and policy making at the Investigating Academic Impact Conference, then chairing […]

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Another cheeky mention for the LSE Impact Conference in THE

Those cheeky rascals have been at it again. The Times Higher Education publication has once more given the LSE Impact Conference a mention on the Poppletonian page of the 23rd June issue.

Readers will be assured that this press mention will be going in our very own Impact Box, which, for those of you that are interested, is of the delightfully […]

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    There are no easy answers to the problem of determining impact but blogging is here to help

There are no easy answers to the problem of determining impact but blogging is here to help

The growth of academic blogging is an important new outlet for demonstrating impact, writes Professor Stephen Curry, who has found his Reciprocal Space blog to be a valuable resource for talking to the general public and raising his voice in national debates. Faced with the imminent arrival of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the new system being put in place […]

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Academic-business relationships built on quality research and strong relationships can boast illustrated impact and great results for both sides

Academic-business partnerships hold great potential for all those involved but need to be based on quality research and collaboration, strong relationships and the promise of a resulting market differentiation for both the business and academic institution in order for the partnership to truly prosper, writes James Johns of HP. Academics are finding themselves in an increasingly competitive and commercial world […]

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Free podcasts, photos, presentations and Twitter results all now available!

We’re happy to announce that podcasts, photos, presentations and Twitter results from the Investigating Academic Impact conference on 13th June 2011 are now available to download for free! Just hover over the ‘Impact Conference 2011‘ tab above and access what you need from there, or access the podcasts immediately using the links below. Download the two opening panel discussions (63 […]

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Thank you to everybody who made the Impact conference a great success… but what’s next?

We’d like to say a huge thank you to all the attendees, speakers, and organisational staff who helped make the Investigating Academic Impact conference on 13th June a success.

Almost 400 academics and researchers from across Europe were in attendance for a day of discussion and debate, covering topics such as the role of research mediators, blogging and academic communication, […]

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The Investigating Academic Impact Conference is here… tweet with us and keep updated all day!

We’re looking forward to finally bringing together 300 academics and researchers from across Europe for the LSE Impact Conference: Investigating Academic Impact. All the information you’ll need for the day will be provided in the packs given out at registration in the New Academic Building, including the final timetable, attendee list, and a couple of other goodies… If you’re not able to […]

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