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Conference schedule

Plenary sessions and Case Studies - Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre (MOLT)
Panel Discussions - Ruth Deech Building Seminar Room 7
Sharing Sessions - Ruth Deech Building Seminar Room 8
Target Group Workshops - Seminar Room 1 in the Victoria House adjacent to MOLT
Skills Workshops - Seminar Room 5 in the Victorian House adjacent to MOLT

Lunch, coffee breaks and drinks receptions all held in Ruth Deech Building lower ground floor
Prize ceremony - Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre

0900-0930 | Registration and coffee

0930-1030 | Plenary panel 

Panel discussion with Q&A: What is the future for impact in the social sciences, beyond REF?

1030-1045 | Coffee






1045-1140 | Session 1 

1A Research into action: improving water security in developing countries

1B Legal impacts aren’t just for lawyers

1C Creative approaches to impact and engagement

1D Values, confidence and time: successful collaboration with civil society organisations

1E Talking to the media: How to find and share the story in your research

1140-1150 | Comfort break

1150-1240 | Session 2

2A Scaling up impact through a partnership ecosystem


2B Exploring models for
genuine co-production of

2C Delivering impact with vulnerable and
disadvantaged groups

2D How to have an A* impact in the classroom

2E Impact literacy for researchers and professional

1240-1340 | LUNCH

1340-1430 | Session 3

3A Impact and
Influence through the media

3B Transferable models of truly  engaged research

3C Influencing
organisational behaviour
and practices

3D Working with local, national and regional
policy-makers in developing

3E Embracing drama and performance for impact

1430-1500 | Exhibition, coffee and cake

1500-1550 | Session 4

4A From counterterrorism
to employment
tribunals: academic engagement with UK and foreign policy.

4B Working in
partnership for educational and learning

4C Developing guidance
and tools for policy and

4D Could  business be the vehicle for your social impact?

4E The expert guide to social
media: how to know if it’s
working (or not)

1550-1600 | Comfort break

1600-1700 | Closing Plenary Keynote

Dr Caroline Kenny, Social Science Advisor at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and

Alun Evans, Chief Executive of the British Academy.

Closing remarks – Professor Mark Pollard, Chair of the University of
Oxford ESRC Impact Acceleration Account

1700-1800 | Drinks reception

1800-1830 | Awards ceremony

1830-1930 | Drinks reception

1930 | Close

*Programme subject to change