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A beginner’s guide to the different types of impact: why the traditional ‘bean-counting’ approach is no longer useful in the digital era

By Patrick Dunleavy

Abstract

Enhancing the capacity to understand academic influence can help all of us in the social sciences to become more effective as researchers. But how do we define one type of impact from another? Here we take a closer look at the differences between academic impact and external impact, a step away from the traditional passive approach to making impact and towards a digital era solution

Topics: H Social Sciences (General), LB2300 Higher Education
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:36575
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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