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Embedding Impact and Engagement

Authors

  • Katharine Dommett,

    1. Research Fellows at (respectively) the Universities of Sheffield and Birmingham. They work on the ESRC ‘Shrinking the State’ Project (Grant reference: ES/J010553/1), which explores the coalition government's programme of public bodies reform from a comparative perspective. For more information, see: www.shrinkingthestate.org.uk.
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  • Katherine Tonkiss

    1. Research Fellows at (respectively) the Universities of Sheffield and Birmingham. They work on the ESRC ‘Shrinking the State’ Project (Grant reference: ES/J010553/1), which explores the coalition government's programme of public bodies reform from a comparative perspective. For more information, see: www.shrinkingthestate.org.uk.
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Abstract

They may be the new benchmarks for successful political science research, but impact and engagement are often seen by academics as an add-on. Katharine Dommett and Katherine Tonkiss discuss how impact and engagement can be integrated within research projects to maximise their success.

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