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The Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre is accessible via the ground floor and has a hearing loop. Toilets are in the Mary Ogilvie Foyer- ground floor. Seminar Room 1 is on the ground floor and Seminar Room 5 is on the first floor in 48 Woodstock via stairs, toilets are on the ground floor. Foyer A, B, Seminar Rooms 7, 8 and 9 are on the lower ground floor of the Ruth Deech building which is accessible via a lift or stairs. There are toilets on the lower ground floor.


Tea, coffee, and lunch are all provided. Lunch will include vegetarian options, and will be served in the lower ground floor of  the Ruth Deech building.If you have additional dietary requirements or allergies that we may not be aware of, please notify a member of the event team.


The cloakroom is at the Ruth Deech Building. There will only be a limited capacity for large luggage items, and that items are left at the owner's risk. Please ask at the registration desk for more details.


We will be carrying out evaluation of the conference after sessions and throughout the day more broadly, as well as after the conference. Please do pass on any thoughts or feedback about your day.


Interested in seeing the tangible outputs of creating impact? Our exhibition of objects, documents, and other outputs from social sciences impact projects across the O2RB partnership will be on display throughout the day at the Ruth Deech Building. There will be dedicated time in the afternoon coffee break to browse the exhibits if you don’t get a chance to catch them earlier in the day.

Event Team

If you need assistance at any point throughout the day, please contact one of the event organising team (pink badges)

Filming and Photography

Filming and photography will be taking place throughout the day across all the conference rooms. Video and photography of the event will be used in subsequent publicity by the four organising institutions (O2RB). Please notify someone at the registration desk if you would prefer not to be filmed or photographed.

First Aid

If you require first aid or medical assistance, please contact the Lodge (main reception desk at St Anne’s)
or one of the event team (pink badges).

Impact Clinic

If you have questions or need some advice relating to impact and engagement why not pop along to our Impact Clinic for a one-to-one session with some of our experts for practical tips or to work through a particular challenge. The Impact Clinic will be in the Ruth Deech building.


Our conference Twitter hashtag is #impactMAD

Twitter handles for the four host institutions are as follows:
@oxsocsci @OU_FASS @brookes_socsci @UniofReading

Please share your thoughts with us throughout the day using these channels. What has inspired you? What has made you think differently? What does this mean for you or others in the future? Let us know

Visual Scribe

Our talented visual scribe, Jack Brougham, will be capturing the stories and knowledge shared throughout the day via live drawing. Make sure you catch him in action – he will be based in the exhibition area. We hope to turn his drawings into resources that draw attention to the most useful and inspiring issues that come out of the conference.


You can use Eduroam (or OWL if an Oxford staff member) across St Anne’s College.
There is also a free public wi-fi network at St Anne's – ‘the cloud’
Attendees should select ‘the cloud’ from the available Wi-Fi networks and instructions will appear on how to log on. ‘the cloud’ can take up to two devices. There are leaflets available at the Lodge (St Anne’s reception) which will help with any connection problems.