the economy, society, culture, national security, public policy or services,

health, the environment, or quality of life, beyond contributions to academia

ARC definition:  the demonstrable contribution that research makes to

​UWA RESEARCH IMPACT

​UWA RESEARCH IMPACT

​WHY IS IMPACT IMPORTANT?

​HOW DO I DEFINE IMPACT?

​HOW DO I IDENTIFY IMPACT?

​HOW DO I RECORD IMPACT?

​HOW DO I EMBED IMPACT IN MY WORK?

​COMMUNITY

​COMMUNICATION

​ENGAGEMENT

​UNDERSTAND

​IDENTIFY

​DEVELOP

​IMPACT PLANS

​PLANNING

​MONITORING

​EVALUATING

​IMPACT STORIES

​Maximise the likelihood of adoption or impact

​Progress towards projected impact; gathering information

for evaluations

​Report evidence

of impact

​What are your key research outputs? - who are the users of these outputs, how were the users made aware of these outputs and how have they made a difference, and what evidence do you have

​Impact happens through other people – people outside of research. So impact planning requires you to identify, inform, influence, and perhaps involve others

​ADVOCACY

​Improved understanding of how research contributes to the community

​Better equipped

to articulate and communicate the benefit of research

​Better engagement with industry and other

end users

​different types of impact

​new impact opportunities

​new ways to

describe impact

​POLICY MAKERS

​WIDER PUBLIC

​COMMERCIAL PRIVATE SECTOR

​LIFE QUALITY

​PUBLIC SERVICE

​EFFECTIVENESS

​IDENTIFY

​INFLUENCE

​INVOLVE

​DELIVER

​TRANSMIT

​PROVE

​HEALTH

​GOVERNMENT

​AGENCIES &

​REGULATORS

​Build advocacy

with funders and

the general public

​WHO

​HOW