Research and Innovation

Knowledge Exchange and Impact Awards 2016


Why Enter the Awards



1. Future REF case studies

The Knowledge Exchange and Impact Awards, incorporating the Media Awards, provide an opportunity for you to think about and evaluate the impact of your work and could form the basis of a future successful REF case study providing important funding for your department.

2. Peer recognition

The awards provide recognition across the University and beyond for the work that you and your team have done and the impact and achievements you’ve made. Winning or being nominated for an award can enhance your career prospects.

3.  Benchmarking

Working through the application process enables you to evaluate the work you are doing and to think about how you could potentially improve in the future.

4.  Increased credibility

Awards are regarded a sign of quality which will help to secure future business engagement work and increase the confidence of your clients.

5.  Team motivation

The awards recognise the achievements of your researchers and support staff, so winning one provides a boost for the whole team


If you have any queries or would like further information about the awards, please email us at

Research and Innovation

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Nottingham, NG8 1DH

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