Measuring Impact

Research impact is measured in many ways for many reasons.

The research impact of institutions is measured to:

The impact of researchers is measured to determine employment/promotion/funding suitability/collaboration potential. It is measured in three main ways:

  • Assessing the publication source (e.g. journal or book)
  • Assessing the research (e.g. citation analysis)
  • Assessing the researcher

For further assistance please contact your School Librarian or the Research Services Coordinator