Your research may have the potential to impact both policy and practice and influence the broader community in a number of ways. Knowing how and where to communicate your research, and understanding how to do so ethically and responsibly, will ensure your research makes an impact. 

Useful links

Networking in the digital space [webinar]

22 February 2023 10:00am12:00pm
This session will provide tips and tricks for making contact through digital means.

Research impact: Planning for optimal impact and engagement [webinar]

23 March 2023 12:00pm1:30pm
Deepen your understanding of research impact and developing an action plan for achieving impact. Formulate your action plan for maximising research impact.

Promoting your research impact: Collecting evidence of research engagement [webinar]

23 May 2023 10:00am11:30am
Learn about research metrices and social media impact. Find out how and where you can start making an impact with your research. (Previously known as Making and measuring research impact: an introduction)

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact [webinar]

28 October 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

Getting Research Into Policy and Practice (Centre for Policy Futures)

19 July 2022 9:00am1:00pm
The Centre for Policy Futures is running its highly regarded Getting Research into Policy and Practice (GRiPP) training next month. This half-day workshop is designed for academics, professionals, and students to improve their understanding of the political and government landscape, and how to frame and promote their research to inform and shape evidence-based policy. The session will be run by Dr Greta Nabbs-Keller, with contributions from Ms Shannon Willoughby, Professor Greg Marston, and Professor Brian Head. Registration is essential.

Policy 101: Understanding public policy and its making [webinar]

11 July 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Develop a scholarly appreciation of public policy and identify how it impacts your research.

Networking Breakfast: HDR Placements Showcase

20 June 2022 8:00am10:30am
The theme of this networking breakfast is Placements. Listen to our industry and student panels discuss their expectations and experiences of placements. Places are highly limited. Apply now! Applications close 3 June 12pm.