OPEN IMPACT

Helping universities understand their local contribution and make better decisions.

We work in three main areas. Our Civic Impact Report helps you understand the local contribution of your university in nine key areas, and gives you personalised insights into how you compare to other universities. Our Economic Impact Assessment demonstrates the socioeconomic impact of your university regionally and nationally. And our Polling and Focus Groups distil the voice of local communities into actionable insights.

Recent work

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Universities UK

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Greater Manchester Universities

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Yorkshire Universities

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Informed by policy

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Telling your story

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Clear insights

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Rigorous data analysis

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Open Impact is led by Dr. James Ransom, a higher education researcher with extensive experience of working in the sector. He is supported by Dr. Richard Whittle, economic advisor, and a team of experts working in UK higher education.

Press

Our work has been covered in the Telegraph and Wonkhe, and everywhere from Sunderland to Sussex, Durham to Dundee.

Read our press coverage

63% of higher education leaders think their university needs significant changes to adapt to the civic university and local growth agenda.

NCEE Leadership Survey 2022

Open Impact Analytical Services Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales, number 14694902. Our registered address is Top Floor, Raven House, 29 Linkfield Lane, Redhill, England, RH1 1SS.