Pathways to Impact

Researchers who require help with a Pathways to Impact statement forming part of a funding bid should contact their relevant Research Development Officer in the first instance. Some general guidance and resources for researchers are available below. 

Lancaster University Pathways to Impact guidance documents (Accessible by Lancaster University staff only) 

PtI guidance (pdf)

PtI at-a-glance (pdf)

Exemplar PtIs (pdf)

We also have a compact guide to the types of activity researchers might want to consider when costing for impact. This will help ensure that the impact phase of your project is adequately funded, in turn giving you the best chance to maximise the impact of your research:

Costing impact activities (pdf)

For detailed guidance on costing for the impact activity associated with your project, please contact the Pre-award Support Team

Additional Sources and Resources

Je-S Handbook

RCUK's Pathways to Impact main page

RCUK's Impact through knowledge exchange: RCUK position and expectations

University of Bath Impact Toolkit 

REF2014 Assessment Framework and Guidance on Submissions

Pathways to Impact Training

Please see our Training and Events page for upcoming dates.