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What is Societal Research Impact? A literature review

Laura Soyer

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Magdalena Wailzer

Societal impact of research receives increasing attention across different national research landscapes as the wider impacts and benefits of research activities for societies at large come into scope. This noncomprehensive narrative literature review sets out to provide an insight into the concept of societal impact of research, its origins and manifestations, as well as the challenges with regards to the assessment of different types of impact.

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