The impact of research – so hard to pin down

“I’ve been doing my best to ignore the ‘impact agenda’, but I’m sorry to say that finally I feel the need to add my two euros’ worth. Those following the debate will know that research grant applications now need to include an ‘impact statement’, while the new research excellence framework assesses impact as a major component of the research quality of each academic department …” (more)

[Jonathan Wolff, Guardian, 2 Tuesday]


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