Rethinking impact in academic publishing #STMWeek 2019

In this blog I share four ways in which publishers were challenged in rethinking on the impact in academic publishing. Impact has become a buzzword in academia. It is key to the UK Research Excellence Framework and it’s regarded as…

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Three reasons why presenting research in theatre is powerful

In this blog post, we share three reasons why presenting research in theatre is powerful.  The inspiration for this blog came from watching the play ‘SHE’ at stage@leeds at the University of Leeds. The play depicted the lives of several women…

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Speaking at the research seminar series at Swansea University

In this blog post I share my experience of speaking at the research seminar series at Swansea University, School of Management. The topic of my seminar was communicating research beyond academia.  This was a collaboration with Dr Cigdem Gedikli, Lecturer…

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Organising our first meetup

In this blog post, we share our experience of organising our first meetup on communicating research. Although this was the first time we organised an event like this, based on the feedback we received from the participants, it was very…

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Celebrating our two year anniversary

In this blog post we share an exciting update about celebrating our two year anniversary.  To mark the event, we launched two exciting products and a fundraiser for Getaway Girls. 

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Workshop at the Leeds Social Sciences Institute

This month I delivered an interactive workshop at the Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI). This was our flagship workshop on ‘Communicating research beyond academia’.  To make this workshop happen, we collaborated with Katie Barclay, LSSI Communications and Events Coordinator. The…

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Our interns reflect on their half way journey

Our internship programme began on the 6th of September 2019. Our interns, Nida and Grace are taking the time to reflect on their half way journey.  In this blog post, we get to know their challenges and learning opportunities and what…

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The importance of failure for researchers

In this post we share three tips on the importance of failure for researchers. We’ll also touch on how failure can be turned into future successes for you and your work.  These tips are inspired by the ‘Power of Failure’…

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A tool to help researchers communicate their findings

In this blog post, we want to share a simple tool to help researchers communicate their findings. Introducing the Research Canvas.  We will break down the key components of the canvas and how the tool can be used for research…

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Collaboration with Leeds Beckett University MA Graphic Design

In this blog post, we’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with Leeds Beckett University (LBU). Specifically, we will collaborate with the MA Graphic Design students and its course director Dr Ian Truelove. As part of the course, the students will…

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