How do we define the policy impact of public health research? A systematic review

Alla, Kristel , Hall, Wayne D. , Whiteford, Harvey A. , Head, Brian W. and Meurk, Carla S. (2017) How do we define the policy impact of public health research? A systematic review. Health Research Policy and Systems, 15 84: 84. doi:10.1186/s12961-017-0247-z


Author Alla, Kristel
Hall, Wayne D.
Whiteford, Harvey A.
Head, Brian W.
Meurk, Carla S.
Title How do we define the policy impact of public health research? A systematic review
Journal name Health Research Policy and Systems   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1478-4505
Publication date 2017-10-02
Year available 2017
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1186/s12961-017-0247-z
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 15
Issue 84
Start page 84
Total pages 12
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher BioMed Central
Language eng
Subject 2719 Health Policy
Abstract Background: In order to understand and measure the policy impact of research we need a definition of research impact that is suited to the task. This article systematically reviewed both peer-reviewed and grey literature for definitions of research impact to develop a definition of research impact that can be used to investigate how public health research influences policy.
Keyword Research Impact
Policy impact
Evidence-informed policies
Research
Health policy / policy analysis
Definitions
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Grant ID APP1041131
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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