Researchers' Week Events 2022

Making a Difference: Beyond the University Walls
Thursday 23 June 2022
10:00 to 11:30 am 


Short sessions 25 mins each covering:

  • What does impact mean?
  • How can impact be built into research from the start?
  • How can impact be measured?
Jo Mills, Dr Chris Wyatt and Dr Andrea Scarpato
11:30 to 11:45 am Screen Break
11:45 am to 1:00 pm


How to do outreach activities – thinking outside the box when engaging in dissemination.

Associate Professor Martin Khechara and Team

1:00 to 2:00 pm Lunch Break
2:00 to 2:55 pm

Knowledge Exchange

What it is? Examples of knowledge exchange and how we can all engage in knowledge exchange to make a difference.

Professor Aurelian Mbzibain, & Ella Haruna

2:55 to 3:05 pm Screen Break
3:05 to 4:00 pm

Intellectual Property Rights

How to protect the intellectual property of the work that you carry out, including copyright, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and Design Rights.

Dr Gavin Smeilus
Publishing Your Work and Celebrating Success
Friday 24 June 2022
10:00 to 10:45 am

Giving a Powerful Presentation

A whistle-stop tour to giving a powerful presentation.
This will cover:

  • Knowing your audience
  • Story arcs
  • Making it meaningful
  • Accompanying information

Dr Debra Cureton

10:45 to 11:30 am

Presenting to Diverse Audiences

This session addresses the different types of audiences that you could be including in your dissemination plans, and how this can
help you make impact

Dr Debra Cureton
11:30 to 11:45 am Screen Break
11:45 to 12:30 pm

Writing for Peer Review

This session considers the unwritten rules we all wished we
knew when we started writing for peer review.

Dr Debra Cureton
12:30 - 1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 - 2:15 pm

The Research Gala Event

Hosted by Associate Professor Martin Khechara , Dr Debra Cureton and Special Guests

2:15 - 2:30 pm

Close of the Conference

Professor Silke Machold