Collaborating for impact 2019 conference
The fifth TSRF conference took place on Wednesday 9th october at COSLA Conference Centre, Edinburgh.
Over 80 people attended the conference which aimed to support cross-sector networking and knowledge exchange by:
- exploring the impact of research collaboration between the third sector and universities
- providing an opportunity for third sector, academic and other interested parties (such as public sector and funders) to engage together in learning about collaborative research and its impact
Conference included a cross-sector panel discussion on impact and third sector evidence, a range of workshops, lightning talks, stands and posters. See the full programme here
See what participants said about their experience of the conference in the conference report here
The conference was introduced by a panel comprising of a peer researcher, funder, academic, Scottish Government and third sector representative talking about what research impact means from their perspective.
During the plenary session the panel gave their impressions of the conference:
The transcript for this panel discussion can be downloaded here.
Presentations from workshops and lightning talks (where available)
Poverty, Attainment and Wellbeing: Making a difference to the Lives of Children and Young People - Reflecting on a Seminar Series - Dr Joan Mowat, Dr Gale Macleod, Amy Woodhouse, and Patricia Lyon
Talent is equally distributed, opportunity is not ... and film - Dr Paula forbes, Eona Craig, and Nicole Sim
The Absent Voice: Domestic Abuse victims and contact cases - Linda Rodgers and Richard W. Whitecross
Collaborating to lead the way for mental health inclusion - See Me Workplace Equality Project (WEP) - Let's chat tool
Thinking about equality, diversity and inclusion - Dr Kevin Guyan
Co-creating value: a participative approach to public service production - Kirsty Strokosh
Read the write up of the Participatory Research session here. We are keen to hear from those who were not at the conference: if you were doing participatory research what do you need to do first? Please email your comments to the Forum
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