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The rise of research impact

Katherine E. Smith, Justyna Bandola-Gill, Nasar Meer, Ellen Stewart, and Richard Watermeyer

in The Impact Agenda: Controversies, Consequences and Challenges

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447339854
eISBN:
9781447339908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339854.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter charts the origins and emergence of the research impact agenda in the UK, noting some of its historical antecedents and international influences. It explores the apparent motivations and ... More


Innovation, cooperatives and inclusive development: rethinking technological change and social inclusion

Lucas Becerra and Hernán Thomas

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In Latin America the relationships between technological innovation and inclusive development have been stabilised into research and policy agendas. However, conventional understandings of what ... More


Geological governance: surveying the North Sea in the Cold War

Leucha Veneer

in Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the mid-1960s the British Government began issuing commercial licences for the exploration of the North Sea for gas and oil. Companies were required to share their geophysical findings with the ... More


Some Features of Research by Economists on Technological Change Foreshadowed by The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity

Richard R. Nelson

in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226473031
eISBN:
9780226473062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473062.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on some broad lessons that have emerged since the 1960 conference and on important methodological issues that have been raised. An important divide exists between the type of ... More


Conclusion

Richard A. Posner

in Catastrophe: Risk and Response

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195178135
eISBN:
9780197562444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195178135.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

To summarize very briefly: The risks of global catastrophe are greater and more numerous than is commonly supposed, and they are growing, probably rapidly. They are growing for several reasons: the ... More


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