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Abelson, Donald (2011) Think tanks must think more about issues of national interest, not self-interest. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Adams, Jon (2011) Generation Think: the role that precise criteria plays in judging the allocation of research funding and in choosing our ‘bright young things’. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Adams, Jon (2011) Measuring thoughts and thinkers: why the ongoing conflict about measuring the value of science and humanities may be ultimately fruitless. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Adams, Jon (2011) Opposition to impact criteria stems from disciplines wanting to retain their own systems of quality control and their distinctive identities. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Alderman, Geoffrey (2011) Impact from beyond the grave: how to ensure impact grows greater with the demise of the author. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

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.

André, Paul, Bernstein, Michael and Luther, Kurt (2012) Who gives a tweet? Evaluating microblog content gives us an insight into what makes a valuable academic tweet. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Ayre, Lucy (2013) Libraries can embrace the use of altmetrics as a means to strengthen the functionality of institutional repositories. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Aug 2013) Blog Entry.

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Baines, Linda (2011) Knowledge Transfer professionals lead on realising the social and economic benefits of UK research, but their roles are suffering under the creaking economy. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Bartley, Mel (2012) We need a two-pronged approach to impact to understand how research can influence, and to offer a critical reflection of the impact process. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Beale, Nicole and Harris, Lisa (2012) “But who is going to read 12,000 tweets?!” How researchers can collect and share relevant social media content at conferences. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (25 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Benjamin, Ginsberg (2012) An administrative blight is destined to spread throughout universities if academics don’t learn how to resist. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Benneworth, Paul (2011) The AHRC funding debate must now focus on what is really important: ensuring that academics retain the freedom to research for the good of society, and acknowledging the vast improvement that research councils have made in the last few years. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Apr 2011) Blog Entry.

Benneworth, Paul (2011) Across Europe there is a fundamental failure to agree on the value of research. Classifying academic and government perspectives on impact is a step towards settling the debate. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Benneworth, Paul (2011) Public arguments between academics must not discourage early career researchers from valuing impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Berkeley Journal of Sociology, (2012) Occupy Academia: how scholarly work can impact public understandings and the movement itself. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Bichard, Michael (2011) In austere Britain, design has the potential to inspire innovation, improve quality, and encourage collaboration in public service provision. British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Mar 2011) Blog Entry.

Bishop, Dorothy (2012) Evidence-based, informative and on YouTube? How to communicate science in the Internet age. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Bishop, Dorothy (2012) How to bury your academic writing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (29 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Blackman, Tim (2012) Millions of citizens have benefited from our educational programmes: there must be more to impact than the REF’s strict definitions. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Academic tweeting: building up your followers. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Academic tweeting: finding the appropriate tweeting style for your project. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Academic tweeting: using Twitter for research projects. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Academic tweeting: your suggestions and tips collected. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Another cutting for our Impact Box…THE mention for LSE Impact Conference and Professor Stephen Curry. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (29 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Chosen academics to broadcast their research on BBC Radio 3. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) ‘Evaluating the Impact of Climate Change’: event podcasts and speaker blog posts. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (15 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Event 22 February 2012: The Impact Agenda. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Event 24th May: The Impact Agenda: making an impact seminar. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Free Event 12 March: From research to policy: academic impacts on government. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Free event: Impacts of climate change research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) From research to policy: academic impacts on government. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Google Scholar citations: a way for academics to compute citation metrics and track them over time. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Have your say: who are your favourite academic tweeters? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) How to use Harzing’s ‘Publish or Perish’ software to assess citations: a step-by-step guide. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) How visible are UK universities in social media terms? A comparison of 20 Russell Group universities suggests that many large universities are just getting started. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Join our free event: Evaluating the impact of climate change research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) News: Embedding impact analysis in research funding call. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Peer review should not be such a dominant process in determining research funding allocation, RAND argues. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Podcasts of over 1,000 LSE lectures available to download through iTunes U, including lectures from the LSE Impact Conference. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Podcasts, presentations and Twitter treats from our conference, ‘From research to policy: academic impacts on government’. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (29 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Task force to investigate how to ensure research produces ‘maximum economic impact’. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Your favourite academic tweeters: lists available to browse by subject area. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Blyth, Mark and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Five minutes with Mark Blyth: “Turn it into things people can understand, let go of the academese, and people will engage”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Bogers, Marcel (2012) Scholars need to move from filling gaps to doing more imaginative and innovative research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Bose, Sumantra (2012) The books that inspired Sumantra Bose: “Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth touched a chord with both my national and personal background”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Brembs, Björn (2012) Deep impact: our manuscript on the consequences of journal rank. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Brembs, Björn (2012) The Finch Report illustrates the new strategy wars of open access. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Brembs, Björn (2011) High impact factors are meant to represent strong citation rates, but these journal impact factors are more effective at predicting a paper’s retraction rate. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Brembs, Björn (2012) Taking the Impact Factor seriously is similar to taking creationism, homeopathy or divining seriously. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (15 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Brembs, Björn (2011) There is a pathetic lack of functionality in scholarly publishing. We must end for-profit publishing and allow libraries to make available the works of their scholars for all. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Brembs, Björn (2012) The data confirms: If you want to stay in science and see your children grow up don’t have children before you have tenure. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Brienza, Casey (2011) Communication or credentialing? On the value of academic publishing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 May 2011) Blog Entry.

Brown, Cheryl (2012) Can’t tweet or won’t tweet? What are the reasons behind low adoption of web 2.0 tools by researchers? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Byrne, Aidan (2012) Where will we find the next generation of public intellectuals now that intelligence is seen as a weakness? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Byrne, Elaine and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Five minutes with Elaine Byrne: “Legislative change requires public mindsets to change, evidence based research and a willingness by policy makers to countenance reform”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

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Cann, Alan (2012) Preventing rigour mortis: our migration to social media does not spell the end of academic rigour. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Carolan, Liz (2011) Government’s changing priorities will require evidence-based results of cutting-edge academic theory and practice. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (31 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Carolan, Liz (2011) Improving your capacity to influence government policy: networking, presentation, and integrity. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 May 2011) Blog Entry.

Carrigan, Mark (2012) Do ‘prestigious’ journals make academics lazy? An unlikely parallel with the art world. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Carrigan, Mark (2012) Podcasts are a natural fit for communication of academic ideas. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Carrigan, Mark (2012) Support, engagement, visibility and personalised news: Twitter has a lot to offer academics if we look past its image problem. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Carrigan, Mark (2012) What about the authors who can’t pay? Why the government’s embrace of gold open access isn’t something to celebrate. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Carrigan, Mark (2012) A researcher’s survival guide to information overload and curation tools. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Carrigan, Mark Alexander (2012) Continuous publishing has changed my experience of developing ideas and I’m more attentive to my ‘provisional outputs’ than my handwritten notes: I can’t imagine working in any other way. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (29 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Casilli, Antonio (2012) By leveraging social media for impact, academics can create broader support for our intellectual work and profession. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (25 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Casper, Stephen (2012) The ironies of academic publishing: the system is stupid and it’s time for a new manifesto. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Coles, Peter (2011) Academic journals remain unnecessary and unhealthy whilst open access archives such as arXiv continue to grow. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Curry, Stephen (2012) Elsevier, the Research Works Act and Open Access: where to now? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Curry, Stephen (2012) The Finch Report on open access: it’s complicated. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Curry, Stephen (2012) Key questions for open access policy in the UK. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Curry, Stephen (2012) UK Government goes for broke on open access. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (06 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

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Davenport, Juliet (2012) It’s time for government to use relevant research to dictate the policies of the future. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Davies, Huw and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Five minutes with Huw Davies: “When contextualised, research has the power to animate, inform, empower or infuriate”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Davies, Simon, Whitley, Edgar A. and Hosein, Gus (2011) How academic research makes impact, but not always in the way the Minister wanted… the story of the LSE Identity Project. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (15 Apr 2011) Blog Entry.

Donald, Athene (2011) Levelling the playing field: maternity leave, paternity leave and the REF. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Donovan, Claire (2011) Impact is a strong weapon for making an evidence-based case for enhanced research support but a state-of-the-art approach to measurement is needed. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2011) Academics must realise the value in working with think tanks and pressure groups that can re-package their research for a wider audience. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 May 2011) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2011) Academics shouldn’t be afraid that their work may not be being cited as much as they would like: citation rates vary widely across disciplines. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (31 May 2011) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2012) Ebooks herald the second coming of books in university social science. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2011) Google Scholar Citations is now open to everyone. It shows great promise as a free, reliable way to track and compare academic impact over time. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2011) HEFCE are still missing a trick in not adopting citations analysis. But plans for the REF have at least become more realistic about what the external impacts of academic work are. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2012) Organizing your personal research library and compiling bibliographies: I was an EndNote refusenik, but now I’m a Mendeley convert. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2012) Paper books in a digital era: how conservative publishers and authors almost killed off books in university social science. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2012) The Republic of Blogs: a new phase in the development and democratization of knowledge. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2011) Why ‘Publish or Perish’ has the edge over Google Scholar and Scopus when it comes to finding out how your work is used by other academics. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 May 2011) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2011) A beginner’s guide to the different types of impact: why the traditional ‘bean-counting’ approach is no longer useful in the digital era. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 May 2011) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick and Gilson, Chris (2012) Five minutes with Patrick Dunleavy and Chris Gilson: “Blogging is quite simply, one of the most important things that an academic should be doing right now”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick and Mollett, Amy (2012) Something old, something new: opening a new path to public engagement with the most traditional of academic tools. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Dunning, Alastair (2011) Innovative use of crowdsourcing technology presents novel prospects for research to interact with much larger audiences, and much more effectively than ever before. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Durose, Catherine (2012) Closing the ‘relevance’ gap makes more fundamental demands of academic researchers. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

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Edwards, Barry (2014) The Voting Rights Act’s uniform standards are likely to diminish opportunities for minority voters. LSE American Politics and Policy (02 Jun 2014) Blog Entry.

Eisen, Jonathan (2012) Wow – Google Scholar ‘Updates’ a big step forward in sifting through the scientific literature. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Eisen, Michael (2012) The glacial pace of change in scientific publishing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (06 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Evans, Mary and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Five minutes with Mary Evans: “Gender equality is often overlooked, and with it women’s part in public debates”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Eve, Martin (2012) Blog inequality in scholarly research will not end until digital preservation techniques improve. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Eve, Martin (2012) Open Access needs terminology to distinguish between Gold OA funding models. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Eve, Martin (2012) The undervalued book collection and peer review. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

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Fenner, Mark (2012) Do more tweets mean higher citations? If so, Twitter can lead us to the ‘personalised journal’; pinpointing more research that is relevant to your interests. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Fielding, Steven (2012) Public engagement requires little more than embracing that of which most academics are afraid – looking like an idiot. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Flinders, Matt (2012) You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows: a response to Peter John on the relevance of political science. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (25 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Frakt, Austin and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Five minutes with The Incidental Economist Austin Frakt: “Only 0.04% of published papers in health are reported on by the media, so blogs and other social media can help”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Fullick, Melonie (2011) Should you enter the academic blogosphere? A discussion on whether scholars should take the time to write a blog about their work. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

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Gaskell, Louise (2012) LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2012: bringing the arts and social sciences together. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Gauntlett, David (2012) How to move towards a system that looks to ‘publish, then filter’ academic research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Gauntlett, David (2012) A tale of two books: An experiment in cutting out the middlepeople with Kindle self-publishing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Gearty, Conor and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Five minutes with Conor Gearty: “It is very frustrating that my online project The Rights’ Future counts for nothing in my professional life. It is not teaching; it is not scholarly research; and it does not have impact”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

George, Rob (2012) How can we demonstrate ‘negative impact’, that changes are more harmful than the status quo? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Glance, David (2012) The long tail of academic publishing and why that isn’t a bad thing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Golberg, Adam (2012) Are institutions over-reacting to impact? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (15 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Golberg, Adam (2012) Coping with rejection: the next steps to take if your grant application is unsuccessful. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Golberg, Adam (2012) Coping with rejection: what to do if your grant application is unsuccessful. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Golberg, Adam (2011) In a fractured funding landscape, the ESRC are looking to invest in excellence with impact. A combination of academic merit and project management skills is essential. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Goulden, Chris (2011) “We would never try to have impact for impact’s sake alone”: the inside view on think tanks and academic research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Gowers, Tim, Neylon, Tyler and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Five Minutes with Tim Gowers and Tyler Neylon: “The boycott has made Elsevier more concerned about its public image”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Green, Duncan (2012) Can theories of change help researchers (or their funders) have more impact? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Groeger, Lena (2012) New bill would put taxpayer-funded science behind pay walls. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

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Hahnel, Mark (2012) Exclusive: figshare a new open data project that wants to change the future of scholarly publishing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Hall, Martin (2011) Open access repositories are beginning to push academic publishers off their previously unreachable perch. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Hall, Melinda Gann (2014) State supreme court justices are more likely to reverse death penalty sentences when they are term limited. LSE American Politics and Policy (17 Jun 2014) Blog Entry.

Hamilton, Michelle C., Janz, Margaret M. and Hauser, Alexandra (2012) Can librarians trust resources found on Google Scholar? Yes… and no. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Hancock, Avery (2011) Public engagement and virtual learning: top 5 Open Course Ware sites. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Hanretty, Chris (2012) How predictable is the REF? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Haour, Anne (2011) Unclear REF provisions stand to punish academics who take brief maternity leaves. Researchers should be allowed to submit a reduced number of outputs in line for each period of leave taken. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Harnad, Stevan (2012) Hybrid gold open access and the Cheshire cat’s grin: How to repair the new open access policy of RCUK. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Harnad, Stevan (2012) Why the UK should not heed the Finch Report. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Harris, Lisa and Beale, Nicole (2012) If you don’t have social media, you are no-one: how social media enriches conferences for some but risks isolating others. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Harris, Michael and Sherwood, Chris (2012) Think tanks are neglecting cheap and easy social media, and failing to reach out to broader audiences for their work. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Hartley, James (2012) Titles are the hardest thing: How can we make them more effective? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Hartley, James (2012) We should aim for open refereeing of academic articles in the information age. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Hartley, James and Betts, Lucy (2012) There’s more than meets the eye when constructing and interpreting scales. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Harzing, Anne-Wil and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Five minutes with Anne-Wil Harzing: “An Italian newspaper used Publish or Perish to compare the academic credentials of ministers in the new Monti government with those in the old Berlusconi government”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Hayman, Rachel (2012) The time is ripe for collaboration: co-produced research is needed by academics and NGOs to demonstrate impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Henning, Victor and Williams, Sierra (2012) Five minutes with: Victor Henning, co-founder of Mendeley – Connecting academic research to the outside world. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Hirst, Neil and Lester, Sarah (2012) Animated debate between academics contributes to rigorous research on climate change. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (29 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Holbrook, J. Britt and Frodeman, Robert (2012) Resistance to impact criteria can lead to a tightening of the accountability noose. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (15 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Holmes, Elizabeth (2012) A service by scientists for scientists: Elsevier’s Editors’ Choice App aims to select best research articles. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Hood, Christopher and Lodge, Martin (2011) Appearing in front of a Select Committee: does this prove that we had an impact or were we a convenient political cover for positions already taken? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 May 2011) Blog Entry.

Hope, Alex (2012) How to manage a research library with Zotero. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (06 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Hope, Alex (2012) The onset of the REF means that developing an academic publishing strategy is vital. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Huppert, Julian and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) 5 Minutes with Julian Huppert MP: “We need more people with a scientific background in Parliament”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

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Jackson, Dan (2011) Making impact with history: how policy makers have much to learn from historians and social scientists and why academic writing must strive for clarity. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Apr 2011) Blog Entry.

John, Peter (2012) How relevant is UK political science? A riposte to Matthew Flinders and Peter Riddell. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

John, Peter (2012) We expect to get information in two clicks, why can’t we get data as quickly? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

John, Peter (2012) What drives change in the UK policy agenda? Systemic data collection has the answer. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Johnes, Geraint (2012) ‘Good uni: quality nightlife’. How harvesting tweets opens up a new world of valuable qualitative data. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Johnson, Steve (2012) More ‘hybrid’ academic and policy researchers are needed to increase effective communication between the political and academic spheres. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Jones, Richard (2012) The UK’s 30 year experiment in innovation policy is crumbling: universities can no longer be responsible for all of society’s R&D. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

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Kaufmann, Eric (2011) What do the social sciences have in common with baseball? The story of Moneyball, academic impact, and quantitative methods. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Kay, John (2012) Bogus modelling discredits evidence based policy. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Keen, Steve and Suss, Joel (2012) 5 Minutes with Steve Keen: “Hopefully George Osborne may end up reading a blog that throws up an idea that looks outside the mainstream advice”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Kelly, Brian (2012) Can LinkedIn and Academia.edu enhance access to open repositories? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Kelly, Brian (2012) What’s next, as Facebook use in UK universities continues to grow? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Kenny, Caroline (2012) How can we support the use of research in policy and practice across Europe? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Kirrup, Gill (2012) Digital scholarship will not be funded by the toothfairy: it is now time for academics online to tackle the economics of the digital field. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Kochan, Ben (2011) In these austere times, and with time at a premium, briefing papers can take the policy implications of research to practitioners and policy makers. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

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Lamb, Will (2012) The books that inspired Will Lamb: “Nancy Dorian’s Language Death prompted me to pursue lingusitics”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Lane, Julia (2011) Follow the electronic footprints: how to track impact without asking scientists to lift a pen. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Lawrence, Martyn (2011) Impact zones and the role of publishers: changing the way academic research makes wider impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Lawrence, Rebecca (2012) Peer review is vital but its closed nature belongs to a bygone age: it’s time to open up. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Leach, Elizabeth Eva (2011) Restricting online access: what evidence do publishers have to support their claims that open access negatively affects sales? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Leach, Elizabeth Eva (2012) We need to say yes to academic self-publishing but senior academics must lead the way. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Leach, Mark (2011) Research funding must be allocated on the basis of quality to ensure the long term sustainability of the UK’s research base. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (25 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Leathwood, Carole and Read, Barbara (2012) REF is leading to sleepless nights over a decrease in time and opportunities to conduct research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Lemann, Nicholas and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Five Minutes with Nicholas Lemann: “Incorporating academic research adds value to the social mission of journalism”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Leunig, Tim (2012) Elsevier have a right to price their journals as they see fit, but they must be honest in their reasoning and not attack boycotters with untruths. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Linacre, Simon (2012) Only with innovative publishing practices and an open approach from business can greater collaboration with academics occur. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (06 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Lingard, Matt (2012) By freeing our journal from the ghetto of academic library subscriptions we will foster discussion and impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Lock, Debbie (2011) Adopting new knowledge transfer architectures: we need to show off our wares and keep all the plates spinning. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Lockley, Pat and Carrigan, Mark (2011) Cite or Site? The current view of what constitutes ‘academic publishing’ is too limited. Our published work must become truly public. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Lockley, Pat and Carrigan, Mark (2011) Continual publishing across journals, blogs and social media maximises impact by increasing the size of the ‘academic footprint'. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Lockley, Pat and Carrigan, Mark (2011) The search for the academic arctic monkey: why we must maximise the exposure of research through a blend of traditional and new methods of publication. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Lovell, Eleanor (2011) Sharing knowledge and learning through the digital gateway. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Lozano, George (2012) The demise of the Impact Factor: The strength of the relationship between citation rates and IF is down to levels last seen 40 years ago. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Lupton, Deborah (2012) Examination of digital technologies must become central to social science research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (31 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Lupton, Deborah (2012) More than just a pretty picture? How sociologists (and other social scientists) can use Pinterest. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Lupton, Deborah (2012) Professional digital practice in academia: from online networking to building apps. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Lupton, Deborah (2012) We must make the digital world central to sociological research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Lupton, Deborah (2012) A sociologist’s adventures in social media land. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

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Madjarevic, Natalia (2012) The Finch Report and RCUK Open Access policy: How can libraries respond? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Manning, Alan (2011) The recent debate over the 50p tax rate illustrates that academic debates conducted through newspaper letters pages are rarely productive. Economists have an obligation to provide serious evidence for their claims. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Matthews, Peter (2011) Academic blogging and collaboration make demonstrating pathways to impact an easier matter. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

McKenzie, David and Özler, Berk (2011) Academic blogs are proven to increase dissemination of economic research and improve impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (15 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

McKenzie, David and Özler, Berk (2011) Economics blogs clearly impact positively on paper downloads, professional reputation and stand to exert an influence on policy. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

McKenzie, David and Özler, Berk (2011) The impact of blogs part II: Blogging enhances the blogger’s reputation, but does it influence policy? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

McLean, Iain (2011) Talking to Honourable Members: advice for academics on giving evidence to Parliamentary committees. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 May 2011) Blog Entry.

Meah, Nafees (2012) Addressing the challenge of climate change must be done discursively through argument, debate and academic evidence. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (31 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Mendizabal, Enrique (2011) he demands of proving ‘impact’ might tempt academics to work separately from think tanks, but a collaborative relationship between the two will yield the most productive results. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (06 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Mewburn, Inger (2012) The Elsevier petition is the academic equivalent of the Hollywood writers strike, and I applaud the senior members of our community who are providing leadership and showing the way. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Mewburn, Inger (2011) Running a successful academic blog can make you feel like a rock star: authenticity and narrative are essential for forging your own digital identity. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (15 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Miller, Andrew and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Five minutes with Andrew Miller MP: “It’s important that people handle information in an intelligent way, and social science has a huge role in this”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Mollett, Amy (2011) Academic knowledge in the digital era: top 5 podcasts. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Moneo, Antonio (2012) Transforming knowledge into economic resources is the only way that universities will pursue commitments to research and development. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Montgomery, Lucy (2012) A revolutionary new approach to making humanities and social sciences books free. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Moon, Darren (2012) CLT seminar series looks to a wider audience to enrich the debate around technology and education. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Moono, Herryman (2012) Our research must eventually become irrelevant: this is how to prove we had an impact on policymaking. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Moran, Danielle and Mollett, Amy (2011) Altmetrics, a guide to Twitter for academics, and increasing your academic footprint: our round-up of social media blogs in 2011. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Morris, Gareth (2012) Can you picture this? Academic research published as a graphic novel! Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Morrison, Aimee (2012) Scholarly publishing is broken: Is it time to consider guerrilla self-publishing? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Moscovitch, Brant (2012) Open access is not enough; we must learn how to communicate our research to make it truly accessible. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Mrva-Montoya, Agata (2012) After the Elsevier boycott, scholarly e-presses are the way forward for academic publishing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Mrva-Montoya, Agata (2012) E-presses punch well above their weight: They are the future of scholarly monograph publishing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Murphy, Lynne (2012) I’m having a blogsistential crisis! I am a blogger. And I am an academic. But am I an academic blogger? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (06 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Murphy, Tony (2012) Book review: a manifesto for the public university by John Holmwood. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

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Nerlich, Brigitte (2012) Between knotweed and the deep blue sky: exploring the debate about the value of science. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Neylon, Cameron (2012) Added value in publishing: I don’t think those words mean what you think they mean. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Neylon, Cameron (2012) How can scholarly societies survive as we move ever closer to Open Access? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (25 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Neylon, Cameron (2011) Impact has a bad name among many researchers, but thinking of impact as re-use could be key to uniting both funders and researchers. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Neylon, Cameron (2012) Tracking research into practice: are nurses on Twitter a good case study? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Neylon, Cameron (2012) We may be closer to ‘Peak Elsevier’, but investors and the stock market need to be spooked by bad publicity before the company’s practices change. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Neylon, Cameron (2012) The real cost of overpaying for journals is that we put highly skilled research scientists in an office looking at science rather than doing it. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

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O'Brien, Chris (2011) Universities need proactive and imaginative strategies to communicate their research and to achieve high impact scores. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (03 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

O'Brien, Dave (2011) Book review: good and plenty: the creative success of American arts funding. British Politics and Policy at LSE (03 Apr 2011) Blog Entry.

O'Brien, Dave (2011) Book review: the public value of the humanities. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (29 May 2011) Blog Entry.

O'Brien, Dave (2011) The arts and cultural sector faces ‘apocalyptic’ cuts in austere Britain. But new ways of looking at economic value can help to make the case for culture. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Feb 2011) Blog Entry.

Overman, Henry G. (2011) Open evaluation of new Enterprise Zones stands to increase understanding of the impact of urban policy at little cost. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (06 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

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Pack, Mark (2012) Political scientists are limited by their reliance on existing data sets, and there is not enough emphasis on creating new data. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Parkinson, John (2012) Making academic knowledge useful to policy: why 'supply' solutions are not the whole story. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Parkinson, John (2011) The current impact agenda could consider the impact of inspirational teaching, not just research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Patel, Salma (2012) I’m an academic and desperately need an online presence, where do I start? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Penfield, Teresa (2012) If impact is essential to REF, how can we find a common definition across research fields? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Piwowar, Heather (2012) Altmetrics shows that citations can’t stand up to the full 31 flavours of research impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Powers, Patrick (2011) A recipe ripe for success: why Google+ will work for Higher Education. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Price, Martin (2012) Aiming to create impacts on societies in 14 countries, the collaborative MYPLACE project partners traditional journal publishing with a continuous online presence. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Price, Martin (2012) “If a tree falls in a forest…” Why REF impact isn’t the only (or best) reason to engage with social media to make an impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Priem, Jason (2011) As scholars undertake a great migration to online publishing, altmetrics stands to provide an academic measurement of twitter and other online activity. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Priem, Jason, Bar-Ilan, Judit, Haustein, Stefanie, Peters, Isabella, Shema, Hadas and Terliesner, Jens (2012) Scholars are quickly moving toward a universe of web-native communication. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Priem, Jason and Piwowar, Heather (2012) The launch of ImpactStory: using altmetrics to tell data-driven stories. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (25 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Prosser, David (2012) Cash alone will not cure the research market. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Public Policy Group, LSE (2011) Maximizing the impacts of your research: a handbook for social scientists. Consultation draft 3. LSE Public Policy Group, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Puplett, Dave (2012) Academics must be applauded for making a stand by boycotting Elsevier. It’s time for librarians to join the conversation on the future of dissemination, but not join the boycott. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Puplett, Dave (2011) University libraries, repositories and Open Access should be seen as crucial tools in improving the impact of academic research. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Apr 2011) Blog Entry.

Puplett, Dave and Madjarevic, Natalia (2011) By championing open access publishing, the academic community can bring us closer to making research available to all. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Puustinen, Kaisa and Edwards, Rosalind (2012) Who gives a tweet? After 24 hours and 860 downloads, we think quite a few actually do. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Quah, Danny (2011) Engaging young people in big ideas should be just as important as the REF in the eyes of academics. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Quah, Danny (2011) The REF follows a model which ignores academic engagement with the public and is already being rejected by US researchers for being ‘outdated’. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Quah, Danny (2012) The advent of online dissemination techniques allow academics to focus just on developing great ideas, without needlessly trying to play the system. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Quinnell, Sarah (2012) All sources are equal but some are more equal than others – (how) should blogs be referenced? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Quinnell, Sarah-Louise (2011) Becoming a networked researcher: using social media for research and researcher development. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Quinnell, Sarah-Louise (2011) From academic blog to academic job: using scoop.it to showcase your work online shows others the value of digital communication skills. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Quinnell, Sarah-Louise (2011) From blogging to print: my journey to creating impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Quinnell, Sarah-Louise (2011) The use of social media in higher education can be a positive step towards bridging the digital divide, but it is not a fail-safe measure. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

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Raghavan, Prabhakar and Mann, Rebecca (2012) Five minutes with Prabhakar Raghavan: big data and social science at Google. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Rice, Curt (2012) How journals manipulate the importance of research and one way to fix it. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Ridge-Newman, Anthony (2011) Britain needs a more proactive academic culture in which we reach out to the next generation of scholars. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Ridge-Newman, Anthony (2011) Don’t swap the 'Ivory Tower' for a cyber one: public engagement and the internet. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (29 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Roberts, Alice and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Five minutes with Alice Roberts: “During my academic career I’ve encountered considerable opposition to engagement with the public”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Robinson, Fred (2012) How can universities support local disadvantaged communities? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Romzek, Barbara (2014) The Veterans Affairs scandal reflects the tangled web of accountability in U.S. government. LSE American Politics and Policy (29 May 2014) Blog Entry.

Rutter, Jill (2011) It’s time for academics to help shape not just individual policies, but a new system of policy-making that allows for a more effective feedback process and implementation of policy. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Rutter, Jill (2011) The academic community must be ready to respond to opportunities to engage with the issues that are preoccupying policy makers. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 May 2011) Blog Entry.

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Schucan-Bird, Karen (2012) Women academics publish less than men. Or do they…? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Scott, Dan (2012) The system of subscription publishing is unsustainable: we need a ‘mega-journal’ with low article processing fees and peer review. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Sebba, Judy (2011) Getting research into policy: the role of think tanks and other mediators. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Mar 2011) Blog Entry.

Secker, Jane (2011) Proving the value of digital and information literacy in higher education through Project DELILA. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Shaheen, Faiza (2011) Images of the ‘ivory tower’ do not portray the full story: it is more likely that UK universities generate billions of pounds in social value each year. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

Shergold, Peter and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2011) Five minutes with Peter Shergold: “There needs to be a much greater negotiated understanding between academics and policy-makers about what the expectations of research are”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Sides, John and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Five minutes with John Sides: “Political reporters could take findings from political science research and use this to provide context in their campaign reporting”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Sieberg, Daniel (2012) Starting a ‘digital diet’ in the New Year can help lose the weight you can’t see. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (10 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Silverman, Bernard (2012) We act as an enabler and conduit so that social scientists can have the maximum impact on Home Office policies. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Smith, James (2012) The awkward, realistic choices on low carbon electricity. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Smith, Simon (2012) It’s possible to take advantage of the REF – to work between its lines – and approach it as an exercise in reconstructing the knowledge translations that researchers enacted in the past. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Stevens, Alex (2011) In Whitehall, academic research is far more likely to be used if it fits with the story already being told. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Apr 2011) Blog Entry.

Stewart, Neil (2012) What comes after the Elsevier boycott? The answer might be found by following the ‘green’ road to open access. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (15 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Sword, Helen (2012) Recognise academic writing as a craft…and when you’re 80% happy, kick it out the door! Impact of Social Sciences Blog (04 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Sword, Helen (2012) The road to academic success is paved with stylish academic writing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Tait, Elizabeth and Holden, Jennifer (2012) Tracking digital impact: the challenge of evidencing impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Tarr, Jen (2012) Safeguarding research ethics must be key to our work, particularly when we aim to create external impacts on politics and society. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (08 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Taylor, Don (2012) The role of peer review journals cannot be replaced by Twitter, blogs, or anything else (and I really believe in blogs!). Impact of Social Sciences Blog (09 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Taylor, Mike (2012) Visibility is currency in academia but it is scarcity in publishing: the push for open access shows that academic publishers can’t serve two masters. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (26 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Terras, Melissa (2012) When was the last time you asked how your published research was doing? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Terras, Melissa (2012) The verdict: is blogging or tweeting about research papers worth it? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Thomson, Pat (2012) Is writing a book chapter a waste of time? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (31 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Thomson, Pat (2012) Why read about writing? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Tinkler, Jane (2011) First impressions of Google Scholar Citations are good: it’s easy to use and accurate. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

Tinkler, Jane (2012) The REF doesn’t capture what government wants from academics or how academic impact on policymaking takes place. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Todd, Matthew (2012) Comfort is the death knell of academia: why I’m standing down as a journal referee. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

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Van Reenen, John (2012) It is time to move away from policy witchcraft and into an era where evidence is taken seriously. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (29 May 2012) Blog Entry.

VanEvery, Jo (2011) The impact agenda in Canada: how researchers and research councils have found an impact measurement that nearly everyone is happy with. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (07 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Vannini, Phillip (2012) Ethnography in the public eye; a few lessons along the way. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (28 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

Vince, Natalya (2012) The books that inspired Natalya Vince: “Domination and the Arts of Resistance helped me think about the complex nature of encounters between ‘the powerful’ and ‘the powerless’ in Algeria”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (19 Aug 2012) Blog Entry.

van Dalen, Harry (2012) Getting attention is the name of the game: how the publication pressure crowds out focusing on policy. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

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Waldinger, Fabian (2012) Invest in brains, not buildings, to raise scientific output and impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Wallace, Julia (2012) Digital visibility is king but what colour is our Open Access future? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (27 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Ward, Phil (2011) ‘Haldanegate’, the Big Society, and the elephant in the impact room. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (31 Mar 2011) Blog Entry.

Ward, Phil (2011) How long will it be until RCUK issues a call for proposals on the London riots? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (11 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

Watermeyer, Richard (2012) Ideas of public engagement in medical science remain little more than a public relations apparatus deployed to neutralise risk. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (25 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Weller, Martin (2012) Digital scholarship, tenure & barometers. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Weller, Martin (2012) Neither our current publishing models nor reliance on the tooth fairy will support academia in the digital world: we must consider logical solutions to fund digital scholarship. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (06 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Weller, Martin (2011) Universities are increasingly moving towards recognising digital scholarship despite conflicting messages that favour traditional publishing in journals. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Weller, Martin (2011) The ghosts of Christmases past, present and future come bearing lessons of academic publishing. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Wells, Peter (2012) The REF will strangle our vibrant academic community: it will alter morale, academic valuation of our work, and the way in which we do it. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

Wesselink, Anna (2012) Aligning research results with current hegemonic policy discourses is necessary to create impact. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (06 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Wihbey, John (2012) Digital scholarship allows the media to magnify the power and reach of academic research but the partnership between academics and journalists must be developed. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (05 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Williamson, Andy (2011) The think-tank model has passed its use by date. We need an alternative model for quality research to impact on evidence-based policy-making. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

Wilson, Joan (2011) Evidence from the latest BIS report indicates that international collaboration on articles boosts impact through citations and adds to the UK’s position as a ‘world-class’ research nation. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

Wood, Matt (2012) An insider view on the relevance of political scientists to government. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Zalt Austwick, Martin (2011) Five minutes with Martin Zaltz Austwick: “Our Head of Department sees academic podcasting as a key component in our impact and communication strategy”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (02 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

Zivkovic, Bora and Blog Admin, Impact of Social Sciences, (2012) Five minutes with Bora Zivkovic: “The blog is a way for me to promote young and new voices, that’s why they call me The Blogfather!”. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Jan 2012) Blog Entry.

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