Impact is important for many reasons, with the foremost being that your research is making a difference beyond academia. However, thinking about the pathway from research to impact is becoming increasingly important for securing funding. Please look below for links to resources on how to write the all important impact summary and statement, when applying for funding from RCUK and other funding bodies, and other useful advice.
Fast Track Impact
You should also have a look through this suite of free resources produced by Professor Mark Reed at Fast Track Impact