1. The Knowledge Exchange and Impact Strategy Group (KEISG) shall be responsible for developing strategies and activities to encourage, facilitate and monitor knowledge exchange at the LSE consistent with the School’s commitments to research excellence and to engagement with the wider world.
2. KEISG shall be responsible for developing strategies and activities to encourage, facilitate and monitor the impact of research conducted at LSE on non-academic users including policy makers, industry, civil society organizations and the wider public:
a) KEISG shall seek to ensure that knowledge exchange and impact strategy and activities are coordinated in a way that supports high-quality research, the attraction of research funding including success in HEFCE research assessment exercises, and that broadens the impact and reputation of the School and its research;
b) The Group shall be responsible for advising on and recommending to the Pro-Director for Research as Chair of Research Committee the academic strategy for the use of funding for which the School is accountable, which in turn will make recommendations to APRC;
c) In particular, the Group shall be responsible for making awards and receiving reports from the HEIF5 bid fund and from the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.
Mode of Operation
KEISG shall meet termly or more frequently as required. KEISG is a working group of the Research Committee. It shall operate under the strategic direction of the Research Committee to which they shall report on an annual basis or more frequently as the Research Committee requires and to which they can make recommendations