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The idea of ‘impact’ has been hijacked: we must not forget that the research journey is a key component of academic impact

Allen, Liz (2012) The idea of ‘impact’ has been hijacked: we must not forget that the research journey is a key component of academic impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Jan 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

We are in danger of suffocation by the ‘impact agenda’ and risk losing sight of the original value of research, writes Liz Allen, who argues that negative findings and research failures are essential parts in the journey to increasing academic knowledge.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2013 09:07
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2013 09:07
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/51901

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