Co-designing A Research Programme for Impact: Lessons Learned from Practice by Aotearoa New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge Ngā Koiora Tuku Iho

Duncan, R. & Robson-Williams, M. (2023): Co-designing a research programme for impact: lessons learned from practice by Aotearoa New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge Ngā Koiora Tuku Iho. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online. https://doi.org/10.1080/1177083X.2023.2227675 Abstract Doing co-design and co-production is challenging, resource intensive, and outcomes do not always translate into action. […]

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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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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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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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A scoping review of full-spectrum knowledge translation theories, models, and frameworks

Esmail, R., Hanson, H., Holroyd-Leduc, J., Brown, S., Straus, SE, Niven, DJ., and Clement, FM. (2020) A scoping review of full-spectrum knowledge translation theories, models, and frameworks. Implementation Science 15,11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-020-0964-5. Abstract Background: Application of knowledge translation (KT) theories, models, and frameworks (TMFs) is one method for successfully incorporating evidence into clinical care. However, there […]

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A research agenda for the science of actionable knowledge: Drawing from a review of the most misguided to the most enlightened claims in the science-policy interface literature

Jagannathan, N., Emmanuel, G., Arnott, J., J. Mach, K.J., Bamzai-Dodson, A., Goodrich, K., Meyer, R., Neff, M., Sjostrom, K.D.,  Timm, K.M.F., Turnhout, E.,  Wong-Parodi, G., Bednarek, A.T., Meadow, A., Dewulf, A.,  Kirchhoff, C.J., Moss, R.H., Nichols, L., Oldach, E., Lemos, M.C., Klenk, N. (2023) A research agenda for the science of actionable knowledge: Drawing from […]

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Building trusting relationships to support implementation: A proposed theoretical model

Metz A, Jensen T, Farley A, Boaz A, Bartley L and Villodas M (2022) Building trusting relationships to support implementation: A proposed theoretical model. Frontiers in Health Services 2:894599. doi: 10.3389/frhs.2022.894599 Abstract This paper presents a theory of change that articulates (a) proposed strategies for building trust among implementation stakeholders and (b) the theoretical linkages […]

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Appraising HEI-community Partnerships: Assessing Performance, Monitoring Progress, and Evaluating Impacts

Plummer, R.,Witkowski, S., Smits, A., and Dale, G. (2022) Appraising HEI-community Partnerships: Assessing Performance, Monitoring Progress, and Evaluating Impacts. Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, 15:1, 1–17. https://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/ijcre/article/view/8014 Abstract Momentum of the creation of partnerships between higher education institutions (HEIs) and communities is strong. As their significance intensifies, the question of how to […]

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