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Research Impact (ResPACT): Pathway to impactful projects

Learn to understand research impact and explore techniques in planning, reporting, communicating and evaluating research projects.

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Research Impact (ResPACT): Pathway to impactful projects

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  • 2 weeks

  • 3 hours per week

  • Digital certificate when eligible

  • Introductory level

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Dive into the concept of research impact

This course helps you to understand research impact and planning for an impactful project. You’ll learn the concept of research impact and how research impact makes a difference to the research outcomes. In addition, you’ll also learn about Impact Master Planning (IMP) and how to engage with stakeholders to help develop your research impact.

Explore reporting, communicating and continuous assessment for the impactful project

You’ll explore how to report and communicate your research with continuous monitoring and evaluation. This course will guide you in developing a plan for the impact of your research study. Ultimately, you’ll also learn about continuous assessment, introduce the basics of monitoring and evaluation, and discuss the approaches developed using Impact Master Tracking (IMT) and Impact Evaluation Rubric (IER) for monitoring and evaluating research impact.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 8 seconds Hello and good day. I am Dr Amer Siddiq, The Director of the Universiti Malaya Community Engagement Centre (UMCares) in Malaysia. Hi, I am Dr Azizi Abu Bakar, Research Officer at the Universiti Malaya Community Engagement Centre (UMCares), Malaysia. Hello everyone! I am Dr Ayu Hasan, I’m researcher at Universiti Malaya, Malaysia. My name is Azlin from the Universiti Malaya, Malaysia. Welcome to our course. We are serious about impact and we want you to be equally equipped with tools to help make your project impactful. In our course, we will be introducing you to what is an impactful research, to communicate these ideas and finally to evaluate it.

Skip to 0 minutes and 52 seconds Our course includes a few case studies and most importantly for you, tools, to make your project better. We hope that you’ll find this course helpful and impactful for your individual work. And I’m waiting see you in our course later.

Syllabus

  • Week 1

    Understanding and Planning for Impactful Projects

    • Getting Started

      As introduction, this part will brief the first week overview, introducing the team and ice breaking for getting to know all of you.

    • Understanding Research Impact

      In this part, we will introduce you on the concept of research impact by providing several established definitions, types of research impacts, and role of research impact to SDGs and ESG.

    • Planning for Impactful Projects

      This part focuses on ways in planning and developing research impact with examples of case studies.

    • Weekly wrap up

      To wrap up this week with simple quizzes to know your understanding about research impact as well as reflection on what you have learnt.

  • Week 2

    Reporting, Communicating and Continuous Assessment for Impactful Projects

    • Reporting and communicating your research

      Report your research using Impact Story Crafting template and learn the steps to communicate your research.

    • Continuous assessment

      In this last part, we will introduce the basics of monitoring and evaluation and share how to track and evaluate your project or research using Impact Master Tracking (IMT) and Impact Evaluation Rubric (IER) tools.

    • Weekly wrap up

      To wrap up this week with simple quizzes to know your understanding about communicating, reporting and continuous assessment of your research. Lastly we would like to hear your feedback for this course.

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On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Develop an understanding of what research impact is and its importance
  • Produce a plan for research impact and engage with stakeholders
  • Explain communicating and reporting of your research
  • Perform monitoring and evaluation of research impact

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for researchers from academia, undergraduate students, postgraduate students and industry players include business managers, program managers or anyone interested in seeing the impact of their research and organization.

Who will you learn with?

I am a Researcher at UM. I am interested in applying program evaluation techniques, particularly impact evaluation to research questions across a range of public health areas.

I'm a Research Officer working in a centre for UM community network known as UMCares. My research interests are linked to research impact involving planning, monitoring, and evaluation.

Hello! My name is Nor Azlin or in short Lynn. I am currently hold a position as Research Officer at the University of Malaya. My research interests focusing on grants management and impact assessment.

Dr Amer Siddiq is a consultant psychiatrist and the Director of the Universiti Malaya Engagement Center (UMCares).

He is an advocate in mental health and tobacco control.

Who developed the course?

Universiti Malaya

Universiti Malaya is the premier research university in Malaysia, committed to advancing knowledge and learning through quality research and education for the nation and for humanity.

  • Established

    1905
  • Location

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • World ranking

    Top 60Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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