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Research & Knowledge Exchange events

The Research & Knowledge Exchange Office coordinates a variety of research events throughout the year. Details of upcoming events can be found within this page and wider university events are also listed here. Please contact research@marjon.ac.uk if you would like further information.

Brown Bag Series

Our monthly Brown Bag series is an informal presentation forum delivered online.  Staff & PGR students are invited to present their research and gain feedback.  Our Research Groups will also present themed sessions:

12 Oct - No theme

10 Nov - Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation (SCION)  

10 Dec - Context, Agency, Place and Education (CAPE) 

 If you would like to present at a Brown Bag session, please contact research@marjon.ac.uk 

Outlook invites for upcoming Brown Bag sessions will be circulated to staff, PGR & MRes students.

Researcher Developer Series: Getting Social

15 October 2021

10:00-13:00

Dr Jamie Gallagher, Freelance Public Engagement Trainer

We will be welcoming Dr Jamie Gallagher who will be leading an online training workshop 'Getting Social', exploring the effective use of social media for researchers. This interactive session will help researchers build their profile and presence on main social media platforms. 

Open to all staff and PGR students.

Register to receive event invitation.

Researcher Developer Series: Research Impact Workshop

17 November 2021

13:30-15:30

Philly Ricketts, Research & Knowledge Exchange Impact Officer

We’ll be exploring what research impact is and touch on some of the reasons researchers may feel hesitant about it. We’ll discuss the difference between pathways to impact and research impact, how embedding research from the outset of a project can support impact statements for funding applications, and some principles that underpin impact.

The activities in this session will be focused on education, sustainability and the arts (CAPE and SCION research groups). 

Ideal session for PGR students & Early Career Researchers. All staff welcome.

Register to receive event invitation.

Academy Lecture Series: Born to Fail? Social Mobility: A Working Class View

24 November 2021

17:00 - 18:00

Online

Prof Sonia Blandford, Professor of Social Mobility

Academy Lecture Series, in asscoiation with CAPE RKE Group, led by our new Professor of Social Mobility, Prof Sonia Blandford: Born to Fail? Social Mobility: A Working Class View

Open to all staff, students and public

Register to attend

 

Researcher Developer Series: Research Impact Workshop

1 December 2021

13:30-15:30

Philly Ricketts, Research & Knowledge Exchange Impact Officer

We’ll be exploring what research impact is and touch on some of the reasons researchers may feel hesitant about it. We’ll discuss the difference between pathways to impact and research impact, how embedding research from the outset of a project can support impact statements for funding applications, and some principles that underpin impact. 

The activities in this session will be focused on focus on health, wellbeing and sport (Lifelong Health and Wellbeing & Resilience and Human Performance research groups). 

Ideal session for PGR students & Early Career Researchers. All staff welcome.

Register to receive event invitation.

Researcher Developer Series: Realist Evaluation

7 December 2021

14:00-16:00

Dr Sonia Dalkin, Associate Professor of Applied Health Research at Northumbria University

An introduction to the key underlying principles of Realist Evaluation with a short ‘how to’ of realist evaluation, putting the key principles into practice.

Open to all staff and PGR students.

Register to receive event invitation.

Student-led Knowledge Exchange Project Conference

'Knowledge Exchange in Higher Education: Implications for teaching and research'

Friday 1st April 2022

This conference will showcase the outcomes of Marjon’s Student-Led Knowledge Exchange (SLKE) Project, as well as offering opportunities for academic and non-academic participants to share good practice in knowledge exchange activities, and to develop new partnerships for KE. It will include a keynote by Paul Manners, Policy Director of the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) and former Executive Producer of BBC Learning. Attendance is free of charge and open to all.

The call for papers is now open. For more information, or to submit a paper, please visit the SLKE web-page (Closing date: 15th November 2021)

Inaugural Lectures

Plymouth Marjon University is home to a fantastic professorial community. Find out more about past and upcoming inaugural lectures.

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