Maximizing the Impacts of Your Research: A Handbook for Social Scientists
Publisher: LSE Public Policy Group 2011
Number of pages: 298
This Handbook opens the door to researchers achieving a more professional and focused approach to their research from the outset. It provides a large menu of sound and evidence-based advice and guidance on how to ensure that your work achieves its maximum visibility and influence with both academic and external audiences.
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