Research implementation and impact (includes change, policy engagement and influence, power)

Resources developed by members of PHXchange are marked with a dagger (†).

Highlights from i2S resources

(for more resources search on relevant key words)

Applied Implementation Science: An overview

Change management toolbook

Communicating research for evidence-based policymaking

Context: A conceptual framework for understanding political circumstances

Context: Five questions for considering the political environment

Change: adoption versus use

Implementing evidence-based practice: Four brief videos

Policy and practice impact principles for researchers

Policy engagement and influence: Rapid Outcome Mapping Approach

Policy impact: 10 key considerations

Policy maker use of evidence

Powercube: Understanding power for social change

Highlights from the i2Insights blog

(for more see research implementation blog posts and research impact blogs)

†The role of persistence in influencing policy with research by David McDonald

Using a cartoon video to achieve research impact by Darren Gray, Yuesheng Li and Don McManus

Fourteen knowledge translation competencies and how to improve yours by Genevieve Creighton and Gayle Scarrow

Five lessons for early career researchers in interacting with policymakers by Aparna Lal 

What makes government policy successful? by Jo Luetjens, Michael Mintrom and Paul ’t Hart

Building a research impact culture by Louise Shaxson

Practical tips to foster research uptake by Emily Hayter and Verity Warne

Achieving transformational change by Steve Waddell

Tracking stakeholder engagement and research impact by Cathy Day

Developing a ‘capabilities approach’ for measuring social impact by Daniel Hicks

Research impact in government – three crucial elements you will need for success by Anthony Boxshall

Four strategies for improving knowledge exchange among scientists and decision-makers by Chris Cvitanovic

Twelve ways to kill research translation by Lewis Atkinson

Assessing research contribution claims: The “what else test” by Jess Dart

When are scientists neutral experts or strategic policy makers? by Karin Ingold

How is transformative knowledge ‘co-produced’? by Andy Stirling, Adrian Ely and Fiona Marshall

Ten essentials for more impactful and integrated research on transformations by Ioan Fazey

Ten steps to make your research more relevant by Christian Pohl, Pius Krütli and Michael Stauffacher

Four questions to guide arts-based knowledge translation by Tiina Kukkonen and Amanda Cooper

Let’s stop measuring and start improving by Louise Locock

A new boundary object to promote researcher engagement with policy makers / Un nuevo objeto frontera para promover la colaboración de los investigadores con los tomadores de decisiones by María D. López Rodríguez

Three schools of transformation thinking by Uwe Schneidewind and Karoline Augenstein

Four best practices for scaling up effective innovations by Amanda Fixsen, Karen Blase and Dean Fixsen

Scaling up amidst complexity by Ann Larson

Keys to transformation: Interactions of values, rules and knowledge by Russell Gorddard, Matthew Colloff, Russell Wise and Michael Dunlop

Going beyond ‘context matters’: a lens to bridge knowledge and policy by Leandro Echt and Venesa Weyrauch

A primer on policy entrepreneurs by Jo Luetjens

Three theories to help overcome change resistance in service design implementation by Ricardo Martins

Successful implementation demands a great liaison person: Nine tips on making it work by Abby Haynes on behalf of CIPHER (Centre for Informing Policy in Health with Evidence from Research)

Designing for impact in transdisciplinary research by Cynthia Mitchell, Dena Fam and Dana Cordell

Critical back-casting by Gerald Midgely

Building a better bridge: the role of research mediators by Jessica Shaw

Six actions to mobilise knowledge in complex systems by Bev Holmes and Allan Best

Four simple questions for navigating the knowledge mobilisation swamp by Vicky Ward

Improving health care services through Experience-based Co-design by Glenn Robert and Annette Boaz

Six lessons about change that affect research impact by Gabriele Bammer

Five principles for achieving impact by Mark Reed

The interplay between knowledge and power / La interacción entre el conocimiento y el poder by Cristina Zurbriggen

Designing applied research for impact by Andrew Campbell

Research impact: six kinds of change by Gabriele Bammer

Three options for research impact: informing, driving, triggering by Gabriele Bammer