Bridging the Divide: free research summary





Rich dataset and insightful analysis to guide publishers, societies and providers of related services in developing new opportunities to support researchers in maximizing broader reach and impacts of research

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Headline results and recommendations from a 2020 study of researchers’ efforts to achieve broader impacts of their research. It was led by Kudos, and sponsored by The International Center for the Study of Research, the American Chemical Society, American Society of Microbiology, Brill, Karger Publishers and Royal Society of Chemistry.

The project gathered input from researchers, university administrators, funders and others with a role or interest in ensuring that research engages and benefits audiences beyond academia. It combined desk research and teleinterviews with a survey of over 10,000 researchers, exploring motivations, responsibilities, target audiences, channels and metrics relating to broader impacts.

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  • Upstream: While publications continue to be the currency of research communication, audiences increasingly expect more in terms of how, where and when they can access this knowledge, and in what formats. How can publishing skills and capacity be re-positioned to serve researchers at earlier stages in the research process? Click here to download free white paper.

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