EPDF and EPUB available Open Access under CC-BY-NC-ND licence. Written by a leading expert in the field, this practical and accessible book is an essential guide to knowledge exchange, impact and research dissemination in health and social care.
Providing the why, what, who, how and when of research impact, the book helps researchers turn raw findings into useful, impactful evidence for policymakers, practitioners and the public. It includes insightful interviews from leading journalists, science communicators, researchers and influencers in health and social care, as well as practical exercises, insider tips and case studies. The book will help researchers at all stages of their career to maximise the impact of their work.
Chapter 1., WHY Do Researchers Need to Spend Time on This?
Chapter 2., WHAT Counts as Evidence
Chapter 3., WHO do You Want to Reach: Practitioners
Chapter 4., WHO do You Want to Reach: Patients, Public, Service Users
Chapter 5., WHO do You Want to Reach: Policymakers and Managers
Chapter 6., HOW to Reach People: Stories and the Media
Chapter 7., HOW to Reach People: Language and Style
Chapter 8., WHEN to Have Impact
Chapter 9., Last Thoughts