The Impact Initiative has closed. This website has now been archived and will no longer be updated.
The Impact Initiative has closed. This website has now been archived and will no longer be updated.
The case for maximising research impact at a time of brutal cuts
Now is the time to make a case for a collectivised, programme level approach to knowledge brokering and impact. The increasing calls for policy to “follow the science”, pressures created by ODA cuts and the urgent requirement to demonstrate the value of research, make for the perfect opportunity to secure approaches to connecting research with policy that value wider bodies of knowledge and broader definitions of impact.
Blog: A guide to REF2021 for development researchers
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) submission in 2021 may depress and delight development wonks in equal measure. Read a list of things to like and be alarmed about the REF from James Georgalakis, Director of the Impact Initiative.
Blog: Academics in ivory towers? It’s time to change the record
James Georgalakis asks whether it is time to replace the narrative of 'academics in ivory towers' with one that reflects the challenges, and realities, facing modern scholars.
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