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D. Engagement, influence and impact

This area of staff development includes courses to assist researchers in furthering their knowledge, understanding and skills which needed to engage with, influence and impact on the academic, social, cultural, economic and broader context. It can be broken down into 3 subsections:

  • Working with others
  • Communication and dissemination
  • Engagement and impact

Working with external organisations and engaging with the public, both of which can lead to the impact of research, are important areas for the RBI. Thus, there are a number of sessions and courses around these topics. These include:

  • Business and commercial related topics e.g. the power of networks, creating and building business relationships
  • Exploring the context of your research
  • Exploring and Developing the Impact of your research
  • The Essentials of Evaluation
  • The Engaged Researcher Series
  • Writing for publication
  • Leadership and Management
  • Project Management

The Academic Professional Development Unit| also run courses aimed at all those involved with teaching of all students. A course for Research Supervisors is run by the Graduate School|Mentoring schemes| are available for all researchers in all faculties.

Clicking on the link below will take you to the current list of courses and other information which have been developed for this area on the DMU intranet. These courses are open to DMU research and related staff and booking information is included.

RBI Seminar Series|

For more information on any of these courses or other topics please contact Elizabeth Lunt: elunt@dmu.ac.uk|.

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