Consider the commercial applications and reflect on the other potential impacts of your research on the wider community and society.

If you need more specific help, tailored to you, contact our experts to receive one-to-one guidance to help you succeed in your research degree.  View the support available here.


Begin to think about the wide range of impacts research can have, and the implications of these.  View and book these workshops.

Impact and influence: maximising your achievements beyond academia

Take part in entrepreneurship competitions and seminars, attend events and create a network of contacts, look for paid work and volunteering opportunities that will help you gain insight into business operations. Look out for opportunities for placements within external organisations related to your research area. 


One-to-one support around entrepreneurship and setting up your own business is available from the University’s Entrepreneurship Officer, Kelly Jordan.

Access resources on entrepreneurship, intellectual property, impact and applying funding in the Research Skills module on Blackboard