Dr Julie Bayley is Director of Research Impact Development at the University of Lincoln (UK) and Director of the Lincoln Impact Literacy Institute (LILI). She is a HCPC Registered Chartered Health Psychologist and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at Nottingham University Hospitals. Julie consults widely on research impact and won the 2022 Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS) ‘Impact Innovations’ award for driving impact literacy across the sector. Her book ‘Creating Meaningful Impact: The Essential Guide to Developing an Impact-Literate Mindset’ was published in April 2023. Beyond work, Julie is vascular patient advocate, having had multiple DVTs since 2008, Post-Thrombotic Syndrome for many years, and several vascular surgeries including successful venous stenting in 2018. Julie was also a dementia carer for many years.