Archive for February 10, 2020

Making an impact in grant applications

When you have applied for research funding in the past, for example through a Research Council, you will probably have been asked to consider the impact of your research by completing an impact summary and also a more detailed pathways to impact document. This provides information on the actions that will be taken to increase the chances of your research findings reaching key beneficiaries.

However, this is all about to change with a recent announcement by UK Research and Innovation that as from 1 March 2020 all applicants to UKRI – including the Research Councils – will no longer be required to provide either a pathways to impact plan or an impact summary. read more