Posts By: Matthew Fancy

Research Communication Day – 20th June

Put it in your diary – Research Communication Day 2019 will take place on Wednesday 20th June. This is your one stop shop for learning how to get your research out in to the world! There will be sessions led by M&C and RDS on key topics such as writing for the web, using social media to share your… Read more »

Building Evidence for REF Impact Case Studies – Thursday 27th June

This session will look at the requirements for building evidence of reach and significance in a REF impact case study. After a brief introduction we will examine what the requirements are, what works according to commentators and what works when you look at 2014 examples – with an exercise to investigate the process. Then we… Read more »

New journal article by CEL colleague Jenny Hall

Recently retired CEL colleague Dr Jenny Hall has coauthored with Drs Susan Crowther and Audrey Stephen (Robert Gordon University) a newly published article that reviews recent work on the experience and causality of poor perinatal mental health. The article highlights gaps in the existing literature and, using the ecology of childbirth framework, presents a new… Read more »

The Conversation – training session 29th May

The Conversation are a media outlet where news is written by UK-based academics. BU is a partner of The Conversation, which means BU academics can write articles on their areas of expertise, providing thought leadership in line with the news agenda, and promoting new or ongoing research as a way of engaging the public in the work… Read more »

Influencing public policy through research

Are you interested in achieving policy impact? Then you may be interested in coming to a meeting that’s taking place next Thursday which will provide some useful insights into how to go about achieving this. As you’re aware, engaging with policy makers can lead to significant and lasting impact. In order to explore this area… Read more »

HEIF-6: funding now available for innovative KE projects

HEIF-6: funding now available for innovative KE projects BU research, Funding opportunities, HEIF, Research news iralfe Research England provide Higher Education Innovation Funding (HEIF) to universities to facilitate a broad range of knowledge-based interactions between them and the wider world, which result in economic and social benefit to the UK. The current round of funding is referred to as HEIF-6… Read more »

Final chance to attend a ‘Research Impact and the Research Excellence Framework’ session for this REF cycle

Impact became an integral part of the REF submission in 2014, and is likely to play an increasingly significant part of the exercise in future years. This session will provide a brief introduction to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and explore the impact element of the submission. We will consider how impact is defined for… Read more »

Latest issue of Media Practice and Education now published.

The latest issue of Media Practice and Education: 20(1) has now been published. Edited in CEMP, Media Practice and Education adopts an inter-disciplinary approach and seeks to foster collaboration and exchanges between academic, professional, educational and creative practitioners, including the dissemination of work funded by such partnerships. In addition, the journal aims to contribute to the… Read more »