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Bioscience Impact Team

The Research Communications team in the University’s Office of External Affairs and Communications has been working hard this year writing articles to promote the University of Cambridge’s COVID-19-related research and researchers to the outside world:

Researcher profiles:

Research stories:

Many of these articles have led to national and international media coverage for the researchers in newspapers, websites, on radio and TV, and are helping to inform discussions to make progress in tackling the pandemic.

If your research is helping to tackle any aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact please get in touch with Jacqueline Garget, Communications Manager for Biological Sciences Research at to discuss potentially promoting it. Please do tell her that you read this invitation on the Bioscience Impact Teams web page.


Read more at: Support We Offer

Support We Offer

We have specific responsibility for the School of the Biological Sciences. If you are in any of the School’s departments, institutes or units , please contact us for support on any aspect of research translation and/or impact, e.g. General advice on translation and impact. Discussing funding...

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Read more at: Case Studies

Case Studies

Research translation and the resulting impact do not follow a set formula or route. Through the case studies in this section, we aim to give you an idea of the many different outcomes, timescales, partnerships and resources that have been involved in generating impact from biological sciences...

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Read more at: Funding


Many funders now offer dedicated funding schemes to support research translation and impact. We will provide up-to-date information on relevant internal and external calls in the subsections here, but if you would like general advice on impact and/or translational funding, please contact us. For...

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Read more at: What is Impact?

What is Impact?

Impact is the demonstrable contribution of excellent research to society and the economy, through the application of knowledge to generate meaningful outcomes . The application can be commercial, clinical, environmental, or related to industry, policy or public perceptions. Impact involves creating...

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