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Vertigo Ventures has been providing impact training to leading research institutions globally since 2010. We believe in enabling robust impact planning and reporting through comprehensive and bespoke training workshops for research office members, researchers/academics, impact champions and senior management.
Our training’s are designed to provide universities with the expertise and understanding to identify and embed impact across the institution and all disciplines, and, best prepare Impact Case Study submissions for exercises such as the REF in UK, EI in Australia, and RAE in Hong Kong.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Developing Compelling Impact Case Studies

    Training Course | Vertigo Ventures Limited

    Vertigo Ventures Limited

    This half day session is to provide the attendees with a clear understanding of what impact is; why it is important and the key principles behind a 4* impact case study. Here attendees will break out into small groups to asses a mixture of REF 2014 impact case studies. Attendees will also receive an impact mapping template; which they can use to start mapping out their own impact after the session.

  • What is Research Impact?

    Training Course | Vertigo Ventures Limited

    Vertigo Ventures Limited

    This is an introductory course to research impact. It is the first in a 4-course pathway to learning how to ‘Identify; Evidence and Narrate Research Impact’. It will cover the key concepts in research impact and impact reporting: What is impact and why is it important? How has the field of research impact developed over the years? What national assessment frameworks include impact and what’s impact’s role in funding applications? The course answers these questions and more and will give you a good; basic starting understanding of what research impact is.

  • Identifying Impact

    Training Course | Vertigo Ventures Limited

    Vertigo Ventures Limited

    This is the second course in our 4-course pathway to learning how to ‘Identify; Evidence and Narrate Research Impact’. It will go into more depth on how to identify research impact than the first course did. What are the different components you should be looking at? We will cover outcomes; stakeholders; impact activities and indicators. Knowledge of what these concepts consist of and how to plan them is a crucial first step in creating your impact narrative.

  • Evidencing Impact through Engagement

    Online Course | Vertigo Ventures Limited

    Vertigo Ventures Limited

    This is the third course in a 4-course pathway to learning how to ‘Identify; Evidence and Narrate Research Impact’; It covers the basics of evidence gathering and stakeholder engagement and goes into more depth around the different ways of gathering evidence and feedback; This course should help you feel more confident and comfortable about your own evidence collection processes and strategies as well as about how you engage with your key stakeholders throughout your research process;

  • Developing a Compelling Impact Narrative

    Online Course | Vertigo Ventures Limited

    Vertigo Ventures Limited

    This is the fourth and final course in a 4-course pathway to learning how to ‘Identify; Evidence and Narrate Research Impact’; It is the culmination of what you’ve learned in the previous courses as you look at what a compelling impact narrative looks like; You will learn more about the narrative and adequately showing reach and significance; We also share a useful checklist for writing a compelling impact narrative; This course should help you feel more confident about identifying good impact narratives and more comfortable with starting to write your own;

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