The ResUp MeetUp community is designed to help research uptake and communication professionals keep up-to-date with this rapidly evolving field.

On this website, you can find out more about who we are, follow our blog, and find useful resources for research uptake professionals. But we’re more than just an online community! We’re also planning a ResUp MeetUp Symposium and Training Exchange from 9-12 February 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Announcements from the ResUp MeetUp Symposium and Training Exchange

Funding for research uptake

Funding for research uptake needs to be taken seriously by those who finance research, if all in the research industry (producers and consumers of research) are to take it seriously. Many times, when planning research and research budgets, research uptake is not considered a key activity. Fund research uptake from the ...
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An Open and Honest Discussion on Research Uptake

After spending a week in Nairobi, Kenya in February 2015 at the ResUp MeetUp Symposium and Training Exchange I came away feeling surer than ever that research uptake encompasses a huge range of capabilities, expertise and experience that are quite hard to find in one person. The process of research ...
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Research communicators: let’s talk politics, shall we?

Research communication is all about influence, which is why it is so ironic that the field has not sufficiently considered its own influence on research agendas and organisations. I want to give two ways that research communicators (and their funders) can think about their role the wider research landscape – ...
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ResUp: Reactions from around the web

At the beginning of February around 150 participants gathered for two days in Nairobi, Kenya, for our Symposium. Around 100 of them also stuck around for another two days to participate in our Training Exchange. It was a mammoth effort, and it's taken a few weeks for things to settled ...
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