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Measuring research impact: developing practical and cost-effective approaches

Measuring research impact: developing practical and cost-effective approaches Abstract: This article discusses the theoretical context of the measurement of research impact within thinking on research dissemination and utilisation. Then, using their experience in a university-based research centre in Ireland, the authors discuss six propositions for successful research impact measurement and illustrate their application in a case study of research on services for people with learning disabilities. The article concludes by examining the implications for research centres in building partnerships with policy and practice communities. References: 9 references open in new window Opening the references page in a new window requires javascript to be enabled in your browser. Articles that cite this article? Keywords: RESEARCH IMPACT DEVELOPMENT Document Type: Regular Paper DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/174426409X437919 Publication date: 2009-05-01 More about this publication? 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Abstract: This article discusses the theoretical context of the measurement of research impact within thinking on research dissemination and utilisation. Then, using their experience in a university-based research centre in Ireland, the authors discuss six propositions for successful research impact measurement and illustrate their application in a case study of research on services for people with learning disabilities. The article concludes by examining the implications for research centres in building partnerships with policy and practice communities. References: 9 references open in new window Opening the references page in a new window requires javascript to be enabled in your browser. Articles that cite this article? Keywords: RESEARCH IMPACT DEVELOPMENT Document Type: Regular Paper DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/174426409X437919 Publication date: 2009-05-01 More about this publication? Evidence & Policy is the first peer-reviewed journal dedicated to comprehensive and critical assessment of the relationship between research evidence and the concerns of policy makers and practitioners, as well as researchers. Sign up for all available Policy Press free trials Editorial Board Information for Authors Subscribe to this Title Policy Press journals homepage Evidence & Policy fast track articles ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites $(document).ready(function() { var shortdescription = $(".originaldescription").text().replace(/\\&/g, '&').replace(/\\</g, '<').replace(/\\>/g, '>').replace(/\\t/g, ' ').replace(/\\n/g, ' '); if (shortdescription.length > 350) { shortdescription = " " + shortdescription.substring(0,250) + "... more "; } $(".descriptionitem").prepend(shortdescription); $(".shortdescription a").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(".shortdescription").hide(); $(".originaldescription").slideDown(); }); }); tpp/ep/2009/00000005/00000002/art00005 dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword 6 5 20 40 5 @media (max-width:500px){ .trendmd-widget_horizontal .trendmd-widget-section { width: 100% !important; margin: 0 0 0 0 !important; padding: 7px 0 0 0 !important; } } GA_googleFillSlot("Horizontal_banner_bottom"); Register You are signed in as: DeepDyve Inc. (Institutional registration) Group of crawlers (Institutional registration) Additional Sign In Sign Out Tools Export options + - EndNote BibT E X Linking options + - ingentaconnect OpenURL DOI Receive new issue alert Latest TOC RSS Feed Recent Issues RSS Feed © Get Permissions $(document).ready(function() { $("#sign-in-container .signInLink").click(function() { if ($(this).hasClass("open")) { $("#sign-in-container #sign-in-form").slideUp(); $(this).removeClass("open"); $("#sign-in-container .signInLink .fa").removeClass("fa-minus").addClass("fa-plus"); } else { $("#sign-in-container #sign-in-form").slideDown(); $(this).addClass("open"); $("#sign-in-container .signInLink .fa").removeClass("fa-plus").addClass("fa-minus"); } return false; }); }); Share Content more Access Key Free content New content Open access content Subscribed content Free trial content GA_googleFillSlot("Skyscraper"); GA_googleFillSlot("Wide_Skyscraper"); var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://ssl." : "http://www."); document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "google-analytics.com/ga.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker("UA-1313315-1"); pageTracker._initData(); pageTracker._trackPageview(); pageTracker._setVar('institutional user'); Browse by Publication Browse by Subject Browse by Publisher Advanced Search About us Researchers Librarians Publishers New featured titles Help Contact us Website © 2016 Publishing Technology. Article copyright remains with the publisher, society or author(s) as specified within the article. Terms and Conditions Privacy Information for Advertisers UA-1313315-21 (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i('GoogleAnalyticsObject')=r;i(r)=i(r)||function(){ (i(r).q=i(r).q||()).push(arguments)},i(r).l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)(0);a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-1313315-21', 'ingentaconnect.com'); ga('send', 'pageview'); TrendMD.register({journal_id: 6017, element: '#trendmd-suggestions', track_id: null}) $(document).ready(function() { $(".addArticleToVJ").click(function() { var formaction = $(this).parent("span").parent("td").find(".formAction").val(); $("#addArticleToVPub").attr("action",formaction); // $(this).parent("td").find(".formAction").remove(); $("#addArticleToVPub").empty().append($(this).parent("span").parent("td").find(":input")).submit(); return false; }); }); Cookie Policy X Cookie Policy ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more

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