UMCG impact team
UMCG impact team We share our stories on impact to your benefit and we can help you to gather your impact evidence Group
We share our stories on impact to your benefit and we can help you to gather your impact evidence
The research performed at the UMCG creates impact on society in a large variety of ways: from improving welfare, developing new technology, starting new companies to influencing policy at local, national and EU level. To help UMCG researchers, clinicians and support staff improve their views on impact and broaden their collaborations, the UMCG impact team offers training, impact planning sessions, examples in form of case studies and tools such as guided templates.

We share our stories on impact to your benefit and we can help you to gather your impact evidence. Will you join us?

  • We inform, educate and create awareness about the impact of research and collaborations beyond academia.
  • We define tailored activities for individual researchers as well as departments, e.g. PhD impact prizes or citizen science events within research projects.
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Promote an impact-oriented research culture

The research performed at the UMCG creates impact on society in a large variety of ways: from improving welfare, developing new technology, starting new companies to influencing policy at local, national and EU level.

We help UMCG researchers, clinicians and support staff improve their views on impact and broaden their collaborations by offering training, examples in form of case studies and tools such as guided templates.

  • What about terms as "societal impact" or "relevance"?  We provide information, tools and online references to understand research impact and help in building effective communication strategies:

    To request the flyer, booklet and more information, please contact UMCG Research Support

  • At the UMCG, we provide multiple workshops and online webinars where you can receive information and training about research impact, open science and science communication. These events are usually for researchers and research staff alike.

    If you are interested in an overview of recurring local and (inter)national outreach events that you can join as a researcher, contact us for more information.

    Example of workshops we offer

    • Impact planning and writing (for funding)
    • Scientific storytelling
    • Social media practices for research
    • Vlogging for research
    • Research data managment
    • Research impact through open access publications