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Welcome to our “Evidencing Impact through Engagement” online course. This is the third in a four-course pathway to learning how to ‘Identify, Evidence and Narrate Research Impact’. This course will cover the basics of evidence gathering and stakeholder engagement and will go into more depth around the different ways of gathering evidence and feedback.

Key points:

  • The course consists of 5 sections, each including several lessons with usually a video, a written post and any other relevant materials like further reading list or exercise.
  • Feel free to contribute any thoughts on the lesson to the comment section below that lesson. This way, you have an opportunity to reflect as well as learn from each other.
  • Every time you finish a section, make sure you press the ‘Mark Complete’ button at the bottom of the page as this will mark and save your progress throughout the course.

Good luck and have fun!


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  • Syllabus

    • Getting Started
      • Goals
    • Evidence
      • What is Evidence?
      • Types of Evidence
      • Evidencing the Impact Pathway
    • Engagement
      • Building a Relationship with Stakeholders
      • Communicating with Stakeholders
      • Long-term Strategies
      • Challenges
    • Ways of Gathering Evidence and Feedback
      • Strategies
      • Different Types of Activities (Explore)
      • When and Where (Exercise)
    • Wrap up
      • Top Tips
      • Conversation with Impact Officers
      • Test Your Knowledge!
      • What’s Next?