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


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

Consider and explore opportunities for entrepreneurship and start to build a network of contacts, and consider intellectual property issues.  View and book these workshops.


Develop your skills as they would apply to your future career, being creative and considering the market for, and impact of, your research outputs.  View and book these workshops.


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. 


Complete online training around entrepreneurship and access other supporting resources via Blackboard.