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Impact stories

There is a call globally for an increased emphasis on research impact as well as more sophisticated approaches to planning, achieving, and measuring impact from research. Broadly speaking, we consider research impact to refer to the contribution that research (and education) makes to the economy, society, environment, or culture, beyond the contribution to academia.

Our impact story series are narratives that present our pathways for creating and amplifying impact. Taking a storytelling format combined with visualisations and personal interviews, the impact story series provides several ways to explore the impact of IIIEE research and education activities. We invite reflections and inputs to our work, initiatives, and future directions.

We amplify our education by offering online courses. Read more here

Anyone and everyone is welcome to join our Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs. Based on this, the MOOC phenomenon actually represents a democratisation of the entire university system, where knowledge and skills are conveyed to a broader public.

We communicate our research by producing podcast series. Read more here

We see this podcast as a way to challenge the institutions of science. For years, we’ve felt that academia is not doing enough to reach out to people. Today, research results are often hidden behind paywalls, and the language of science is, in itself, too technical for a general audience.