POSTPONED: How to Generate Impact from your Research to Change the World and Your Career (4)


7 April 2020, 9.00 AM - 8 April 2020, 5.00 PM

Dr Nessa Carey and Adam Irvine, external translational training facilitator

Room 4.10 Top Floor, School of Education, 35 Berkeley Square, Bristol

Do you want to know how your research could be used outside of academia to make a real difference? How to develop connections with and work with Industry partners? Learn some of the skills you need to make this happen? and develop a plan for your future.

This training workshop is aimed at PhD students. There are only a small number of places due to the personal approach taken by the workshop leads.

To sign up to come along please complete the short application form here.

About the workshop:

The training will take a personal approach, tailored to your needs, facilitated by external experts and ending in the development of personal action plans and the offer of 1:1 career coaching or advice from practitioners in the field of translational research

The key Learning objectives for the training session are:

  • What is translational research?
  • To better understand the translational routes to achieving impact
  • Identify the high-level impact potential of your research
  • Create and test a commercial/impact hypothesis
  • Identify relevant potential partners and stakeholders and how to engage with them
  • Have confidence in initiating and maintaining relationships with industry and charity partners
  • Learn how to present your research in different forms to different audiences
  • Identify the types of intellectual property that your research generates and understand the role of patent protection and confidentiality
  • Understand the concepts, features, benefits, USPs and value proposition of your project
  • Develop personal action plans to identify and develop the impact potential of their research
  • Offer follow up support for your action plan

Among the feedback from the last workshop we ran the students said "Really good 'real world' examples of people who had done something translational/evidence to back up statements - very thought provoking", " Instructors very knowledgeable and approachable" and "gave us time to think about the opportunities out there and to consider implications for own research." 


Contact information

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