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Impact Workshop (18): Delivering Impact, with impact
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Impact Workshop (18)

Monday, May 22, 2017
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Mrs Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, 2/F William MW Mong Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Delivering Impact, with impact

Dr Sarah Perkins
GW4 Alliance

This workshop is jointly organised by the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine and the Knowledge Exchange Office.

All are welcome.


As Programme Director, Research at Imperial College London's Faculty of Medicine, Dr Sarah Perkins had administrative responsibility for delivering the Faculty's REF 2014 submission. This included the development of over 40 Impact Case Studies. As Panel Advisor for the Higher Education Funding Council for England, Sarah also supported the development of the assessment criteria for REF2014, including guidance on the impact element. This workshop will draw on her experiences. Discussions will focus on defining and evidencing impact, developing case studies, and the lessons learnt from REF2014 process.

About the Speaker:

Dr Sarah Perkins is GW4 Director, with responsibility for leading and managing the GW4 Alliance, and developing and delivering its overall strategy.

Prior to taking the role of GW4 Director, Sarah managed a world class research portfolio at Imperial College London’s Faculty of Medicine, one of the largest medical faculties in Europe. Appointed in 2009, her role involved developing and delivering research strategy, and leading initiatives such as Research Excellence Framework submission, and working closely with several NHS Trusts through the Imperial Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) to foster collaboration and implement research strategy at a senior level, exemplified by delivering and renewing one of the largest NIHR Biomedical Research Centres. Her achievements were recognised in 2013 when she was shortlisted in the Women of the Future Awards, and she is also a Fellow of Westminster Abbey Institute.

Date/Time22/05/2017 12:00-13:00
VenueMrs Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, 2/F William MW Mong Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 16/05/2017 16:00(HKT) to 22/05/2017 10:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis.

* Registration is now closed.

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