Workshop Series Capturing and Recording Impact May 2019

May-June 2019

The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, in conjunction with UCC Library Research and Digital Service and UCC’s Media and Marketing orgniased a workshop series on Capturing and Recording Impact over a series of Wednesdays between 8th May – 12th June 2019.

The workshops were designed to introduce and outline national and UCC-level developments and available resources that are/will be made available to HSS researchers in the College to record and measure the impact of their research activities. Workshops focused on how to maximise impact of traditional academic outputs (e.g. publications) as well as non-traditional and non-academic research outputs (including creative practice outputs, media outputs, open data resources, altmetrics and websites).

Workshops I and III included input from colleagues in CACSSS reflecting on their experiences producing impactful research and their experience developing a CACSSS Research Impact Case Study.

8th May 10-12pm Capturing and recording impact I: Traditional research outputs e.g. publications, academic outputs (Breeda Herlihy, UCC Library Research Digital Services)

  • Metrics and the limitations for Arts and Humanities
  • Altmetrics
  • Making your research visible via open access, DOIs, ORCID profile
  • What researchers can do for themselves
  • Short presentations from selected CACSSS Research Impact Narrative Case Studies

 29th May 10-12pmCapturing and recording impact II: Using Wordpress to develop websites for research projects, activities and outputs (James O’Sullivan DAH)

  • Basic introduction to using Wordpress to design research websites
  • Analytics and practical tips on measuring web traffic using Wordpress

 12th June 2- 4pmCapturing and recording impact III: Non-traditional research outputs

  • Órla Murphy DAH:  Creative Practice Repository
  • Aoife Coffey, UCC Library Research Digital Services: Research data
  • Eoin Hahessey, Media & Marketing:  Tracking impact in traditional media.
  • Short presentations from selected CACSSS Research Impact Narrative Case Studies

 Owing to technical problems this session failed to record. Slides of the presentations from contibutors are below

College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

Room G31 ,Ground Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, UCC.