Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
UniversiteitsbibliotheekOnderdeel van Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Universiteitsbibliotheek

Universiteitsbibliotheek

Research and societal impact for the humanities and social sciences

When:Tu 30-10-2018 12:30 - 15:00
Where:Kouwerzaal, Munting building (Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences)


Nicol Keith, Professor of Molecular Oncology at the University of Glasgow and Director of Research Impact at the Institute of Cancer Sciences, will visit the University of Groningen to give a guest lecture and hold a workshop.

Who should attend?

This event is suitable for all grades of academic staff (from early career researchers to senior academics), postgraduate students and non-academic research professionals such as research managers.

Lecture: "Open research, co-creation and impact. How researchers can generate influence and reputation beyond academia", 12:30 pm – 13:30 pm.

The lecture will cover:

  • Benchmarking research activities to understand what researchers have and what they need;
  • Understanding co-creation, open science and impact activities;
  • Extending your influence and reputation beyond academia.

Workshop "Understanding the knowledge exchange and research impact landscape and advancing your career”, 2 pm – 3 pm.

The workshop will cover:

  • Why do universities care so much about knowledge exchange, co-creation and research impact beyond academia?
  • What’s in it for you?
  • Working with others outside academia


The workshop will be an interactive session and will cater to the needs of participants, therefore you will be asked to answer a few questions prior to the workshop.

Admission to the event is free and you are welcome to bring your own lunch.