Celebrating the changemakers in the impact debate

Register your Interest for the 2019 awards.

Congratulations to our 2018 winners!

The Real Impact Awards celebrate the commitment to impact by the research community across the globe. From nearly 100 submissions, a shortlist of entries was decided and their inspirational stories of impact commitment are now presented for you all to read in the Real Impact Showcase Book.

View Real Impact Showcase Book

Recognising our Real Impact Award Winners:

Individual Impact Commitment

Professor Jan Godsell, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy at the University of Warwick, UK.

Team Impact Commitment

Miroslaw Staron, University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Miroslaw Ochodek, Poznan University of Technology, Poland; and Wilhelm Meding and Martin Sjödin, Ericsson, Sweden.

Institutional Impact Commitment

The University of Reading and its five-strong Impact Team; Dr Anthony Atkin, Dr Tracey Duncombe, Dr Jessica Lutkin, Dr Katie Cooper and Dr Alison McAnena.

Outstanding Contribution

Robert Hache and David Phipps on Behalf of Research Impact Canada.

Awards Night

On Monday 28th January 2019 we welcomed our winners to an informal networking dinner in Leeds, UK. It was a chance to congratulate them all on their commitment and achievements in the impact debate and present them all with the much deserved winners’ trophies, a certificate and a copy of the Real Impact Showcase book.

Real Impact Awards 2019

If you place impact at the top of your agenda and work in collaboration with others to achieve your goals then the Real Impact Awards could be for you. To register your interest in the Real Impact Awards 2019 and ensure you are alerted when nominations open, please enter your details below.

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