Alan Pierce: Communicating Change: Choosing the Right Impact Metrics

Successful mission-driven organizations artfully articulate impact to a variety of audiences. And they are often “multilingual” in doing so, because with varied listeners comes a need to speak multiple impact languages. The key to achieving proficiency in that journey is first to understand which impact language will best serve your needs and those of your audience.  Should you align with the SustainableRead more
impact, research, metrics, social science

Evidencing impact: The challenges of mapping impacts from public engagement and communication

As science communication researchers and practitioners, we’ve been quite interested in the increasing emphasis on ‘impact’ within the UK university sphere. How do we measure ‘impact’ in a public engagement context? What might impact from communication look like? These questions keep emerging in our partnerships with researchers seeking to communicate their work, on training courses we run and in… Read more