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Creating and tracking Impact

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All researchers want to create academic and societal impact. The UG can provide expert advice and impact tools to help researchers not only to create impact, but also to track and analyse the academic and societal impact they are generating.  
Academic impact

Academic impact 

How does your research score in leading academic databases? How effective is the collaboration with third parties? And how does your research compare with other similar research projects? The UG supports researchers who want to track and analyse the academic impact of their research.  

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Research Intelligence Services

The UG Research Intelligence Services department helps researchers to answer the above-mentioned questions. They provide expert advice and training to teach you to demonstrate the academic and societal impact of your research in grant applications, for example, or portfolios. In addition, they support research groups, the faculty, and the university in defining and improving their research strategy, and they play an important role in recognizing top-class talent. They carry out impact studies and can help you to compile the reports needed for the Standard Evaluation Protocol (SEP).

SciVal

SciVal is an Elsevier analysis tool that analyses the performance of your research. It can also be used to compare your research with other research projects, to analyse collaborations, and to study research trends.

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Societal impact

Societal impact

How can researchers gauge the societal impact of their research? The UG can help by providing tools that measure the societal impact of your research, or you can receive help in the shape of expert advice and training.   

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Research Intelligence Services

The UG’s Research Intelligence Services department can help you to track the societal impact of your research. They can also provide expert advice and training to teach you to demonstrate the academic and societal impact of your research in grant applications, for example, or portfolios. They carry out impact studies and can help you to compile the reports needed for the Standard Evaluation Protocol (SEP).

Altmetric

The Altmetric tool can help you to analyse the societal impact of your research. This tool measures societal impact by using various indicators, such as the media's focus on your publication.     

Impact tool

The impact learning portal offers step-by-step tutorials and showcases designed to help you get the best out of your research using tools such as Altmetric and SciVal. The 'Impact quiz' and the 'Communication strategy tool' take you through a series of quick questions to ensure that you have everything you need to make your research easy to find, visible, and impact ready.  

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Communication

Communication

Communication plays an important role in creating academic and societal impact. Researchers can seek publicity themselves, or the media may also approach you as a researcher. The UG has various support services that can help you to make the most of your external, and internal, communication.      

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Seeking publicity

There are various options and channels for announcing your news. Contact the communication advisor of your faculty to discuss your options. The central Communication Office can also offer advice and help you to bring your news to the attention of the media and the public.  

Communication strategy tool

The five-minute Communication strategy tool helps you to think about how you can reach your audience, and provides a compilation of interesting material.

Communication advice and support

General information about language and communication within the UG.

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