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What do you want to change?*:
You could start by identifying the broad impact area you are working in (political, economic, societal, environmental e.t.c) and then focussing on the specific area you are aiming to change. For e.g if you are working in the environmental impact area, you could identify that you want to see changes in practices or policies affecting biodiversity.

                                                                                             

                                                                                                          

               

Are you trying to influence existing policies or practices or to create new ones?:

                                                                                                           

                    

How far developed are the policies or practices that you want to influence or create?:

  •        Initiate
  •        pilot                                                                                      

  •        develop
  •        adapt
  •        implement
  •        evaluate   

     

                                                                                     


At what stage of the decision making process do you plan to have impact? Tick the relevant box(es) and use the green space to explain your choice(s).

  •      awareness of the research                        
  •      consider/ integrate the research into their decision making
  •      following your recommendation from your research
  •      identifying a direct consequence/ impact of a decision informed by your research

                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

Possible planned outcomes are innumerable and depend on the type research you are doing. An outcome could be anything from a change in clinical or healthcare guidelines, or enhanced corporate social responsibility policies to improved social welfare, equality and social inclusion.

 

 

 

HEFCE categorises summary impact types into the following eight areas:

  • Political
  • Economic
  • Societal
  • Technological
  • Legal
  • Environmental
  • Health and
  • Cultural

Broadly speaking, what is your planned outcome(s)? : An outcome could be anything from a change in clinical or healthcare guidelines to challenging conventional wisdom by stimulating public debate.

                        

                                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you hope to change the current positions on: Tick the relevant box(es) and use the green space to explain your choice(s).

  •         perspectives
  •         theories/ concepts
  •         empirical evidence
  •         view of the role of research evidence                                                                                    

                                                                                                              

 

 

 

 

 

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