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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The Rise of the Radical Right: Reflections on the Role of Academics in Tracking Emerging DevelopmentsDr William Allchorn - Policy
In recent years radical right actors – which encompasses nativist, authoritarian and populist political movements; both in the global north and parts of the south – are never too far from the headlines. Whether it is the atrocities that took place in Christchurch in March or the hype surrounding Matteo Salvini’s recently announced grouping in …Read Article
The drive towards research needing to demonstrate social benefit has gathered pace in recent years. Impact is now a substantive part of research life for many; to varying degrees, understood, accepted, embedded, integrated, internalised, loved, cherished, or indeed reviled with a fervent passion. But it’s here, and we’ve slowly gotten accustomed to it. As a …Read Article
As one of the first authors to publish on Emerald Open Research we wanted to find out more about how Judith Irene Nagasha of Makerere University, Kampala Uganda found her publishing experience and what more she had to say about our new open access platform. Judith’s article ‘Effect of climate variability on gender roles among …Read Article