Want to learn more about Research Impact?
During March and April 2022 Health Translation SA offered a Spotlight Series on Research Impact!
The Spotlight Series is an initiative through which Health Translation SA offers resources and activities relating to a component of research translation or specific translation projects.
From mid-March to mid-April 2022 HTSA presented a series of four webinars and shared resources to raise awareness and understanding of Research Impact; what it is, how to measure it and strategies for effective dissemination.
Check out the Spotlight on: Research Impact Content Summary for a concise overview of the key messages, webinar recording links and resources that were shared across the month.
SALHN/HTSA/Flinders Uni MRFF Summit – Friday 25 March – Recordings coming soon!
Frameworks & Templates:
- Australian Association of Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI) Framework
CSIRO Impact Framework
- Hunter Medical Research Institute – Framework to Assess the Impact of Translational health research (FAIT)
- International School of Research Impact (ISRIA) – visit their website and additionally see the ISRIA Statement publication outlining their 10 point guideline for systematic assessment of impact
- AAMRI Impact CV template
Useful Websites & Videos:
Research Impact Academy – Create, Communicate & Evaluate Research Impact
Grow Impact – Software to visually track research progress along a pathway towards a real-world impact.
Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne – Centre for Community Child Health – 5 videos explaining what research impact is, why it is important, and how to plan for it
Case Studies & Impact Stories:
HTSA Impact Report 2021 – These stories showcase HTSA efforts in fulfilling our aim of accelerating research translation into action to improve healthcare for our community.
AHRA Impact Report 2022 – Ten inspiring examples of research being successfully implemented in practice, resulting in tangible patient and public benefits.
NHMRC Impact Case Studies – Documenting research translation journeys shows that the creation of knowledge is vital, but also that there are many other activities necessary to generate impact.
Health Translation SA is proud to present this series of four webinars exploring various aspects of Research Impact.
Click the webinar titles below for more information and to register.
Monday 21 March, 12-1pm
Research Impact: An introduction
Presenters: Dr Ecushla Linedale (HTSA), Dr Tamika Heiden (Research Impact Academy)
Monday 28 March, 12-1pm
Evaluating Impact; developing an impact framework
Presenters: Dr Tobias Schoep & Ms Tara McLaren (Grow Impact), Dr Anne-Maree Dowd (CSIRO)
(Please note: recording is interrupted after Tobias & Tara finish presenting, a separate recording of Anne-Maree’s presentation will be uploaded shortly).
Monday 4 April, 12-1pm
Assessing Impact; insights about the NHMRC Health Research Impact Committee
Presenter: Prof Julian Grant (NHMRC Health Research Impact Committee)
Friday 8 April, 12-1pm
Impactful Projects; Announcement of HTSA Research Impact Awards and project snapshots
Presenters: Ms Wendy Keech (HTSA), Prof Maria Makrides (Impact Award Winner), Prof Susan Hillier (Impact Award Runner Up)