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Research impact

Research Impact

There are two types of impact:

  • academic impact: the contribution that research makes to advances in understanding and knowledge across disciplines
  • economic and societal impact: the demonstrable contribution that research makes to society and the economy. This is the type of impact used in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) [2] audit and impact case studies [3]. Research Services.

We provide a range of tools that provide metrics on the impact of:

  • you as an individual
  • your works, or the works you consider using to support our own research