LILI & Research Impact Canada present at the ACU Ambassador’s Summit

On 7th October 2021, Dr Julie Bayley (LILI) and Dr David Phipps (York University, Toronto) were invited to deliver a talk to 200+ Association of Commonwealth Universities Ambassadors...

Building a healthy, impact literate culture; talk for the University of Auckland “Impact through Culture Change” webinar series

These notes accompany a talk given by Dr Julie Bayley on 1st November 2021 (2nd November in New Zealand) Speaking as part of the “Impact through Culture Change”...

New paper: The Corona-Eye: Exploring the risks of COVID-19 on fair assessments of impact for REF 2021 (Free to Access)

LSE Blog piece here: What does COVID-19 mean for the evaluation of the Impact criterion in REF2021? | Impact of Social Sciences (lse.ac.uk) As the world continues to...

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New paper: Combining open publishing and knowledge mobilisation for impact (free to access)

With the academic sector making strides on both impact and open science, how can the two best connect in the publishing landscape? How can we shift from presumptions...

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Impact at Lincoln: new videos showcase inspiring work by colleagues

The University of Lincoln is extremely proud to showcase the work of colleagues across the institution in a new set of videos demonstrating research impact. The videos, highlighting...

‘Building the concept of research impact literacy’ – article free to access until 31/8/21

In 2017, Julie Bayley (LILI, Lincoln) and David Phipps (York University, Toronto) wrote the original article “Building the concept of research impact literacy“. First published online, the full...

Emerald Publishing launch ‘Impact Services’; LILIs work in practice

Emerald Publishing has today launched a new suite of tools to support impact within the sector drawing on the work of LILI. ‘Impact Services’ consists of three tools,...

Impact literacy featured in new NIHR research impact e-learning resource

NIHR have launched a new e-learning course, including a section on impact literacy delivered by Julie Bayley. The resource is free to use (login required) and covers different...

LILI launches in the sector

Welcome to the Lincoln Impact Literacy Institute (LILI)! LILI has been quietly running for a while, but with the pressures of the pandemic and REF, we decided not...

Reflecting on the ‘industry’ of REF

Dr Julie Bayley and Dr Anne Jolly (University of Lincoln) have co-authored a LSE impact blog entitled “Industry not harvest: Principles to minimise collateral damage in impact assessment...

New blog: “Put Down the Prosecco, we’re not done yet”. A call to recentre people in impact post-REF.

In October 2021, Dr Anne Jolly and Dr Julie Bayley delivered a talk at the Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) Annual conference. ARMA is the UK’s...

What is impact? New podcast

A new series of discussions focusing on impact – and using social media to increase impact – have launched on the Science Communication Accelerator Podcast (scicomX). The series...

New guidance to support Doctoral researchers’ mental health.

A team led by the University of Lincoln have developed co-designed, evidence-based principles for the design of Doctoral inductions to support researchers’ mental health and wellbeing. The team...