The Bartlett Manual of Impact

The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, based at University College London, is by many measures a place of ‘excellence’. We have a variety of experts working across a huge range of disciplines (from architecture to planning, environment, energy and resources, project management, economics and beyond) sharing their insights with the world and proactively creating […]

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Exploring the application of machine learning to expert evaluation of research impact

Williams K, Michalska S, Cohen E, Szomszor M, Grant J (2023) Exploring the application of machine learning to expert evaluation of research impact. PLoS ONE 18(8): e0288469. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0288469 Abstract The objective of this study is to investigate the application of machine learning techniques to the large-scale human expert evaluation of the impact of academic research. […]

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Research Impact Canada welcomes three new members

Every time a new member joins Research Impact Canada (RIC) the entire Network, especially the leadership and staff, are pumped about the opportunity for new perspectives coming to the Network. As a community of practice RIC is strongest when we have diverse members bringing diverse experience to our conversations. RIC is delighted to welcome Université […]

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Back on the Exhibiting Circuit 

A global pandemic and a highly skilled team of network professionals have more than efficiently taken exhibiting on our collective work at RIC off my portfolio. And having done this for many, many years a part of me has not missed it.  This said, opportunity knocked over the past 6 months and it was enjoyable to […]

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Evaluating the Quality of Research Co-Production: Research Quality Plus for Co-Production (RQ + 4 Co-Pro)

McLean, R.K.D., Carden, F., Aiken, A.B. et al. Evaluating the quality of research co-production: Research Quality Plus for Co-Production (RQ + 4 Co-Pro). Health Res Policy Sys 21, 51 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12961-023-00990-y Abstract Background: Co-production is an umbrella term used to describe the process of generating knowledge through partnerships between researchers and those who will use or benefit […]

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Capacity development for knowledge mobilization: a scoping review of the concepts and practices

Golhasany, H., and Harvey, B. (2023) Capacity development for knowledge mobilization: a scoping review of the concepts and practices. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications 10, 235. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-023-01733-8 Abstract There is a growing emphasis worldwide on the use of knowledge mobilization (KMb) to improve policies and practices with the latest research evidence. This emphasis calls upon […]

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The open academic: Why and how business academics should use social media to be more ‘open’ and impactful

Ian P. McCarthy, I.P. and Bogers, M.L.A.M. (2023) The open academic: Why and how business academics should use social media to be more ‘open’ and impactful. Business Horizons, 66 (1): 153-166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bushor.2022.05.001. Abstract The mission of Business Horizons is to publish research that practitioners can understand to help them change their thoughts and actions. However, […]

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Leadership for Knowledge Mobilization

The following post was originally posted to Pathways to Possibility‘s website. On July 5th, 2023, Michael Johnny, Darren Levine, and Laura Stephan co-hosted the webinar “Leadership for Knowledge Mobilization“.  In this session, we talked about how knowledge mobilization, leadership and the power of collaborative relationships intersect. It is often said that knowledge mobilization is all about […]

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Re-thinking research impact: voice, context and power at the interface of science, policy and practice

Reed, M.S., Rudman, H. (2023) Re-thinking research impact: voice, context and power at the interface of science, policy and practice. Sustainability Science 18: 967–981. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-022-01216-w Abstract The world is facing unprecedented challenges on a scale that has never been seen before, and the need for evidence-informed solutions has never been greater. As a result, academics, […]

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