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Invitation to AHSS Research Lunchtime Forum on "Pathways to Impact"

The Schools of Arts and Humanities and the Humanities and Social Sciences would like to invite all research staff to participate in the termly Research Lunchtime Forum this time on the topic 
 
Pathways to Impact in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Opportunities for researchers and open engagement?
 
Speakers: Professor Alan Hughes (Centre for Business Research, Director of the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account Pilot at the University of Cambridge), Professor Simon Szreter (Faculty of History, Centre for History and Policy) and Ms Nicola Buckley (Head of Public Engagement).
 
Besides the ongoing REF assessment, UK Research Councils and most EC research funding place increasingly stronger emphasis on ‘pathways to impact’ of research. What constitutes appropriate pathways to impact in the arts, humanities and social sciences? How can they be identified and put into practice? What are potential obstacles and how can they be addressed (if at all)? The present session aims to share practical experience and insights from across the arts, humanities and social sciences, highlights available support at the University, critical reflection and discussion. Researchers at all career stages are invited to participate.
 
The lunchtime forum will be held at the Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Seminar Room 5, 16 Mill Lane, on Friday 9 May 2014 from 1-2pm.
 
 
The forum is a brown bag seminar so please bring your own lunch.
 
If you would like to suggest your own topics for the forum please email Daniel Wunderlich, dcw35@cam.ac.uk.

Posted on 01/05/2014

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