Conferences and talks

Selected external talks


Bayley, J. (2024). Demystifying impact: how we can make a meaningful difference through research. Keynote for the Dublin City University PGR Unconference, May 2024

Bayley, J. (2024). Adopting Healthier Approaches to Impact. Talk delivered as part of Webinar 3 | Research Assessment and Impact | CGHE Events (, Centre for Global Higher Education, April

Bayley, J. (2024). Making a Meaningful Difference to Society: An Impact Literate Approach. Session delivered as part of the University of Galway’s Research Impact Seminar Series, April

Bayley, J. (2024). ‘Research impact: what, who, how and why‘. Seminar delivered as part of the NIHR East Midlands Applied Research Collaboration Short Course Training Programme, March

Plus a selection of talks including to University of Waikato [others to be listed]


Bayley, J. (2023). Research Impact masterclass, University College Dublin, November

Bayley, J. (2023). Demystifying impact: how we can make a difference through research? Session delivered for the British Educational Research Association, Belfast, November

Bayley, J. (2023). The hidden world of (REF) impact: unicorns, sausages and the wonder of Jessica Fletcher. Talk delivered at the Hidden REF event, Bristol, September

Bayley, J. (2023). Impact and Diversity. Part of the Diversity in Research Podcast series, September

Bayley, J. (2023). Impact Literacy: the Why, Who, What and How. Delivered as part of the Research & Innovation Conference, Cardiff Metropolitan University, May

Bayley, J. (2023). Driving Institutional Impact as an Individual. Session delivered for the AESIS ‘Institutional Structures for Societal Impact of Science’ online course, May.

Bayley, J. (2023) Research Impact session delivered on the HEE WM internship and pre doctoral bridging programme, University of Birmingham, March.

Selection of presentations and talks for University of Lincoln “Impact Week”, 27-31st March 2023

Plus a selection of talks including to Catalan Research Newcastle University, Stellenbosch University, Leeds Beckett University, University of York, University of Greenwich, Birmingham City University, De Montfort University, University of Nottingham, Research Impact Engagement and Support Network (RIESN), Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), The Conversation, and the British Psychology Society.


Bayley, J. (2022). The hidden metrics of impact. Talk delivered at the ‘Metrics Tide Revisited’ event, 4th July (online)

Plus a selection of talks including to Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), Northumbria University and East Midlands Applied Research Consortium


Bayley, J. (2021). Building a healthy, impact literate culture. Session delivered for the “Impact through Culture Change” webinar series, University of Auckland, November.

Bayley, J. and Phipps, D. (2021) “Creating and assessing research impact: What, Why and How”. Invited talk for the Association of Commonwealth Universities Ambassadors’ Summit, October 7th (online)

Jolly, A. and Bayley, J. (2021). “Put Down the Prosecco, We’re Not Done Yet”. Recentring Approaches to Impact Post-REF21. Oral presentation delivered at the Association of Research Managers and Administrators Annual Conference, October 5th (online)

Bayley, J. (2021). NIHR’s Impact Toolkits – free resources to support impact planning, delivery and assessment. Presentation + panel discussion at the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) ‘Brief Guide to Impact’ event, October 5th (online)

Bayley, J. (2021). Impact literacy: What’s new and where are we at? Invited talk for the Research Impact Summit, Research Impact Academy (Australia), September 2021

Bayley, J. “Having a career with impact”, invited pre-conference event at the British Psychology Society Division of Health Psychology annual conference, June 2021

Bayley, J. “Towards positive culture? We need to repair the sector first”. Invited talk at the Westminster Higher Education Forum policy conference, “Next steps for the REF – independence and positive research environments, delivering and measuring impact, and the future of open access”, 23rd March 2021

Bayley, J. Perspectives on impact. Panel contributor in the University of Kent Next Generation Impact session (recording available via link)


Bayley, J. Operationalising Change; an Impact Literacy approach to research and innovation. Euroma 2020; Managing operations for impact. June 2020,

Bayley, J. Who do you want to be? Developing healthy, literate and value led approaches to institutional impact profiles. AESIS; Advancing and Evaluating the Societal Impact of Science. November 2020

Bayley, J. Making an impact: 5 lessons for healthier approaches. Behavioural Science and Public Health Network annual conference. February 2020


Hewson, C., Bayley, J., Lau, H. and Roche, T. Disrupting impact: A manifesto for change. Association of Research Managers and Administrators annual conference, June 2019

Bayley, J., Maloney, S. and Pousada Solino, P. Beyond Unicorns, Sausages & Strip Clubs: institutional connectivity of impact/KE for REF & KEF. Praxis, June 2019

Bayley, J. and Taylor M. NIHR impact and impact literacy. University of York, February 2019.

Bayley, J. Impact literacy in psychology. Northern Ireland British Psychology Society annual conference, April 2019.


Bayley, J.E.  Impact: The Challenge of Connection. Plenary presentation at the annual PraxisAuril conference, Liverpool, October 4th 2018

Bayley, J.E. Impact literacy and developing institutional impact health. Talk and workshop at the University of Ghent, Belgium, September 29th 2018

Bayley, J.E. Developing an impact-literate approach to health psychology interventions. Division of Health Psychology annual conference, June 2018