Impact

Blog posts and resources demonstrating the impact of the social and behavioral sciences in policy , society and academe.

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Connecting Academia and Civil Society: Walking an Impact Tightrope

For researchers in civil society organizations publishing and collaborating with academics on mutually beneficial projects is uncommon. Oxfam’s Franziska Mager discusses the barriers and benefits to research that brings together charities and academia and how this reflects different valuations of impact.

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Sheila Jasanoff Receives 2022 Holberg Prize

Sheila Sen Jasanoff, one of the world’s foremost theorists examining the interaction of science and technology with human society, has received the 2022 Holberg Prize,

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When Talking Broader Impact, Which Websites Do We Value?

Reporting on their recent survey of websites cited in REF 2014 impact case studies, Kayvan Kousha, Mike Thelwall and Mahshid Abdoli, discuss which websites are most commonly used as supporting evidence for impact and how these vary across academic disciplines.

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