Northumbria Research Support

Research Impact

Find out the most important research questions facing government departments

Government Office for Science priority research areas published  The Government Office for Science has launched a series of summaries about their priority research areas.  The Areas of Research Interest (ARI) documents detail the most important research questions facing government departments: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/areas-of-research-interest. Eleven ARIs have been published so far and there are more in the pipeline. They are intended as…

Don’t miss out! How to create and deliver impact-led research initiatives with Professor Alister Scott – 13th February 2018

Join Professor Scott for a briefing session followed by questions and answers where he will explore how to create and deliver impact-led research initiatives in innovative ways. Alister works at disciplinary and professional boundaries in dealing with interdisciplinary problems in his field of Geography. Bringing expertise from both policy and academic positions, his research model involves…

Impact Evaluation Coordinator, Northumbria University, closing date 28 January

Impact Evaluation Coordinator, Northumbria University Salary: £27,498 – £33,420 Can you provide expertise in evaluation techniques as a method of gathering evidence for impact case studies for external research assessment? Northumbria University is recruiting and Impact Evaluation Coordinator to support the Research and Innovation Services Research Impact Team in its provision of a proactive, customer-focussed,…

3 Minute Thesis Competition – Friday 19th May 2017

On Friday 19th May 2017 Northumbria are holding a 3 Minute Thesis competition. 3 Minute Thesis challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance to non-academics in just three minutes. The winner of this round will go on to a regional competition at the University of Sunderland on…

What do you think about evidence-based policy making?

We have received the following request from the Universities Programme Manager at the Houses of Parliament for views from researchers on evidence-based policy making. It focusses on an idea called the Evidence Information Service, aimed at rapidly connecting politicians with academics through parliamentary systems. If you are interested in finding out more about this initiative…