Tag Archives: impact

Should academics do unpaid work to share their research? if so, when and how? 

This is a guest post from Dr Anna Bull, Lecturer in Education and Social Justice at the University of York and co-director of research and campaign organisation The 1752 Group.  My comments on Twitter seemed to resonate with a lot of … Continue reading

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action research with/against ‘impact’

This is a version of my editorial just published in Educational Action Research, a journal I co-edit with colleagues in the UK, USA, Australia and Austria. Governments in many parts of the world are increasingly concerned with demonstrating the results … Continue reading

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please – not a heroic impact narrative

Recently I’ve seen and read a lot of hero/heroine narratives. But no more than is usual in journal articles I’m sent to review and edit. They now seem to be popping up in research impact plans and claims about impact. … Continue reading

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early career researchers and the high impact journal

I was recently on a shortlisting panel for the three year postdoctoral fellowships offered by my university. Each of the five faculties had produced their own priority list from which the panel was to choose a subset to be interviewed. … Continue reading

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