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Public Knowledge Symposium
Wed. 2 November 2016, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm AEDT
Public Knowledge: Generating and Assessing Research with Impact across the Humanities, Social Sciences and the Creative Arts
A Symposium in the Humanities Research Centre, ANU
Understanding research impact is now a priority for scholars in Australian universities, since the Australian Research Council is committed to assessing the public outcomes of university research. What will the assessment of research impact look like? And how might researchers approach research projects with integrity, such that their research is both intellectually rigorous and legible to an audience beyond their disciplines?
This symposium brings researchers from the UK with experience assessing and writing impact case studies to the ANU to discuss how research with impact has been produced and measured in England, and how Australian researchers can best position themselves to communicate their research to the public. Speakers include Professor Ann Heilmann, Professor Maria Delgado and Professor Malcolm Gillies AM.
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Co-hosted by the Humanities Research Centre:
The Humanities Research Centre (HRC) was established in 1972 as a national and international centre for excellence in the humanities and a catalyst for innovative and interdisciplinary humanities research within the Australian National University and beyond. As one of Australia’s prime gateways to humanities scholarship throughout the world, the HRC promotes advanced research in and across the humanities through an annual Visiting Fellowship Program and a range of conferences, workshops, seminars, and public lectures.
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HRC Conference Room, AD Hope Bldg 14, Australian National University
14 Ellery Crescent
Acton, ACT 2601