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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Impact – Early attention and a broader lens on potential impacts can pay off

Several months ago, I wrote an essay discussing the different meanings that various stakeholders have applied to the concept of ‘impact’ in research. That paper discussed how varying perspectives on the meaning of impact influence how research policy is developed … Continue reading