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Impact - Making a Difference

The word 'impact' is everywhere we turn, but what does it mean for you and your research? And what does it take to make a difference in the world outside academia?University of Oxford, the Open University, Oxford Brookes and Reading Universities jointly hosted a conference on 19 April 2018 at St Anne’s College, Oxford on the topic of research impact, open to members of the four host universities.This free one-day conference aimed to examine these questions and more. The conference celebrated engaged and impactful research in the social sciences, and provided inspiration and support for researchers hoping to make a difference through their work.This event is funded by the University of Oxford's ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (Grant Ref: ES/M500355/1)

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Influencing the Supreme Court to overturn Employment Tribunal fees

Prof Abigail Adams, Department of Economics, University of Oxford gives a talk for the conference. The case study reveals how an economist influenced the Supreme Court decision on the abolition of the Ministry of Justice’s employment tribunal fees.Access to Justice and the Economics of the Rule of LawProf Abigail Adams, Department of Economics, University of Oxford

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12 Jun 2018

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