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Research impact evidence

Guide to finding research impact evidence that may be used in research impact statements

Economic impact

Improvements in the nation’s economic performance through creation of new industries, jobs or valuable products, or reducing health care costs, improving efficiency in resource use, or improving the welfare/well-being of the population within current health system resources. An economic impact may also contribute to social or health impacts, including human capital gains and the value of life and health. 
National Health and Medical Research Council

Evidence of economic impact

Do you have any patents?

Have any of your publications been cited in any patents?

Are there any news mentions or media reports that support your claim?

  • Check your online attention
  • Try searching for your research output in Google News to see if it is appearing in any media
    Tip: search the title in inverted commas (e.g. "Wearable cardioverter-defibrillator after myocardial infarction") or by Digital Object Identifier (DOI 10.1136/bmj.k3786)