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Generating high quality outputs

Generating high quality outputs

We all aspire to have a positive impact on our field of expertise.  Making that impact is challenging.  What help do you perceive should be provided centrally to assist you in tackling this challenge?

Funders and funding – identifying opportunities and getting help with bids

Funders and funding – identifying opportunities and getting help with bids

GRE will be rolling out new approaches for helping academics identify and seek research enterprise funding. This will focus on a proactive engagement with GRE staff and academics.

How would you like to be involved and supported in this, what are the barriers you perceive in securing external research and enterprise funding ?

Leadership training

Leadership training

We picked up this requirement from the launch event, and in order to help us understand this area in greater details, please outline any research specific opportunities you feel are needed.

Impact – what is it and how to generate it

Impact – what is it and how to generate it

Funders have very stringent requirements what our research and enterprise endeavours show ‘impact’. This is often poorly understood.

What style of workshops or event would you find most useful to disseminate guidance on impact and how this is evidenced?

Statistics and data analysis, presentation skills, websites & social media

Statistics and data analysis, presentation skills, websites & social media

RETI currently provide training in statistics and the portal has guidance on presentation skills.

Are there any other generic, research related skills training that is required, for example key software, techniques and methodologies and the social media/website realm?

Assistance with interdisciplinary networking

Assistance with interdisciplinary networking

The launch event has demonstrated the breadth and depth of research and enterprise activity. What sort of events are desired to further promote awareness, networking and collaborative opportunities, especially cross faculty ?