Dr Julie Bayley
Job Title: Health Psychologist/Researcher
Dr Julie Bayley is an impact specialist, academic researcher, Chartered Psychologist and HCPC Registered Health Psychologist. She has been an applied researcher for over 14 years and has conducted a wide range of research primarily in public health, adolescent sexual health and behaviour change interventions.
Following a role as academic partner on a Jisc project (2012) to develop an impact capture system, Julie was seconded into the Vice Chancellor’s office (2014-6) as Coventry University’s Impact Officer. In this role she supported impact institution-wide through strategy development, funding bid support and running training for early to late career research staff and research managers.
Julie now supports impact at a sector level, with a key focus on professional development and improving impact culture. She has a national reputation for building impact capacity, and in 2015 won the inaugural Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) Impact Award in recognition of her work. Julie is the ARMA Impact champion, and leads national impact training through her position on ARMA’s Training and Development committee. She also chairs the Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (CASRAI) Impact working group to develop open source information standards. Julie maintains a national and international profile in impact, and is consulted widely to support impact planning, institutional strategy development, training and development, and strengthening impact culture.
Julie is currently collaborating internationally on developing the concept of impact literacy and developing sector standards for knowledge broker and impact competencies. She is directly commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research Central Commissioning Facility (NIHR-CCF) as a strategic impact advisor and to review impact pathways for innovation. She is also Impact Literacy Consultant for Emerald Publishing’s ‘Impact Thought Leadership Programme’ and is connected with a range of healthcare organisations to support patient benefit.