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Research impact: a narrative review.

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Impact occurs when research generates benefits (health, economic, cultural) in addition to building the academic knowledge base. Its mechanisms are complex and reflect the multiple ways in which knowledge is generated and utilised. Much progress has been made in measuring both the outcomes of research and the processes and activities through which these are achieved, though the measurement of impact is not without its critics. We review the strengths and limitations of six established approac...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12916-016-0620-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2369-8088
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9454-2668
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
78
Publication date:
2016-05-05
Acceptance date:
2016-04-27
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EISSN:
1741-7015
ISSN:
1741-7015
Pubs id:
pubs:624660
URN:
uri:c628b70f-8472-4fac-9bd0-b975009138d2
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uuid:c628b70f-8472-4fac-9bd0-b975009138d2
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pubs:624660

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