What does Real Impact mean in India? An Editorial Focus Group Discussion
Many of our participants who took part already work individually or at an institutional level to publish meaningful research. They all acknowledged that there are stepping stones between publishing the impactful research and actually ensuring there’s an outcome, by publishing research that is making a difference in the real world. We collated their thoughts and views and created this Real Impact in India newsletter – take a look at what they all had to say below.
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Stay In School campaign: Operationalising the extra medical measures to address the issue of fistula in Northern NigeriaDr. Bankole Allibay
Fistula and Extra-Medical Solution The orthodox response to gender-based sicknesses is scientific medical treatment. Although not incorrect, field experiences show that these treatments are often times reactive, and do not prevent a repeat incidence. Social performance practice recommends proactive social risk diagnosis and proactive risk management procedures, rather than reactive impact management. Such is the …Read Article
The Real Impact Awards celebrate the commitment to impact by the research community across the globe, honour the changemakers, and bring together key stakeholders in the impact debate Emerald Publishing has announced the winners of its annual Real Impact Awards which celebrate the commitment to impact by the research community across the globe. Now in …Read Article
This year the theme of the annual Healthy City Design International Congress, ‘Designing for utopia or dystopia? People and planetary health at a crossroads’, reflects a tipping point in which people’s health and wellbeing are becoming a central consideration in healthy city design and place-making. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines a healthy city as …Read Article