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: . 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
Total pages 12
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher BioMed Central
Language eng
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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