What is a Research Impact Officer?


Research Impact Officer Job Description

A Research Impact Officer generally has the responsibility of assisting with the implementation of research impact strategies, by providing input, comprehensive advice, support and analysis to researchers during the development of their research.



Typical Job Duties

• Providing input into policy consultations and other discussions of strategic importance to the future direction of research impact

• Confer with research development officers and assist with the preparation of the impact sections of research grant proposals

• Contribute to grant proposal content in order to ensure it conforms to the evaluation criteria of the specific funding agency

• Proactively advising on all aspects of research impact to individual academics, heads of departments, the faculty research committee as well as the chair of the board of the faculty conducting the research

• Create and maintain web pages related research impact

• Working with academic staff to develop research impact activities by understanding and interpreting research funding sponsor’s rules and regulations on impact

• Support the organization of events and delivery of materials in order to promote research impact


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