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This free half-day event on Thursday 30 May 2019 aims to enhance understanding of what it means to generate impact from research, beyond academia, and to provide inspiration through the showcasing of projects that have been funded by the University’s EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account over the last five years.

accelerating impact conference: how your research can make a difference

Date:  30 may 2019       Time:  12:30-16:30,  

Venue: MATHEMATICAL INSTITUTE, UNIVERSITY OF oxford OX2 6GG

WHAT IS RESEARCH IMPACT?

HOW CAN YOU GENERATE IMPACT FROM YOUR RESEARCH?

WHY IS RESEARCH IMPACT IMPORTANT?

WHAT FUNDING AND SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE?

 

During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to pose their own questions to, and to discuss research impact with EPSRC staff, and a panel of senior Oxford academics with experience of creating impact from their own research.

This free conference is for researchers at all career stages, academics, and the professional colleagues who support them. Attendance by Early Career Researchers is particularly welcome.

Representatives from Research Services, Oxford University Innovation, and the MPLS Industrial Research Partnerships team, will also be available to provide advice and guidance on impact funding opportunities and how to work with external non-academic organisations.

The programme is below. To register to attend please visit:  https://acceleratingimpactconference.eventbrite.co.uk.

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Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

This event is provided on a zero-cost basis to attendees, thanks to the generous support of the University of Oxford’s EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please direct any queries to epsrciaa@mpls.ox.ac.uk.

Programme

TIME SESSION
12:30 Registration
12:30 IAA Poster session - Lunch - Networking
13:30

Welcome followed by Impact Project Presentations:

  • Professor Helen Byrne and Dr Joshua Bull, Mathematical Institute
  • Professor Philipp Kukura, Chemistry
  • Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt and Dr Jun Zhao, Computer Science
14:30

Lessons Learnt from Impact Projects - Panel Discussion

  • Professor Patrick Grant, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • Professor Alison Noble, Chair - EPSRC IAA Steering Group
  • Professor Charlotte Deane, Head of Department, Statistics
  • Professor Philipp Kukura, Chemistry
  • Dr Matthew Scott, EPSRC Senior Manager - Impact
  • Dr Christopher Jones, MPLS, Head of Industrial Research Partnerships 
15:30 - 1630 Refreshments - IAA Poster session - Networking


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