Hammer Bell
-
Bullet
Content
Think you have what it takes to ensure your research has impact?
Play
Grand Prize Plus
Play to win!
Grand Prize Plus
Tap the screen to continue
Think you have what it takes to ensure your research has impact?
Roundel
Roundel
Mikey Muscles Tina Tightrope
Do you have the skills and tools for impact?
Question 1 of 6

Do you take any of the following actions to build your understanding of impact and how it can be achieved?

(Select all that apply)

Read blogs / books / discussion lists
Participate in training
Attend events
View online materials (videos, slides)
None of these
How 'impact aware' are you?
Question 2 of 6

Thinking about some recently published research ​with potential for impact, at what stage did you start thinking about how to maximize the impact of this research?

Before the project began
While the project was underway
When I was preparing to disseminate my outputs
After publication
I haven’t yet thought about the impact of this work
How 'impact aware' are you?
Question 3 of 6

Thinking about a current research project, what kind of impact are you seeking to achieve?

(Select all that apply)

Instrumental: changing policy, behaviour or practice
Conceptual: building evidence, knowledge, awareness
Capacity building: building skills, expertise, jobs
None of these
I don't know
How proactive are you in achieving impact?
Question 4 of 6

​Thinking about some recently published research ​with potential for impact, what actions have you taken to increase its dissemination and impact?

(Select all that apply)

Chose formats for sharing information about my work that would help more people find and understand it e.g. videos, infographics
Consulted knowledge users to shape my research around their needs
Worked with the media (or my institution’s press team)
Explained my work and its impact in plain language
Worked with partners (such as museums, science centres, festivals, schools, community organizations)
Wrote and implemented a communications plan
Organized or participated in events (exhibitions, lectures, workshops etc) to engage people with my work
Acted as a consultant to apply my expertise to specific community / commercial / policy challenges
Presented my findings at a conference or workshop
None of these
How proactive are you in achieving impact?
Question 5 of 6

Which of the following communication channels have you used to increase awareness of your work?

(Select all that apply)

Email
Press releases
Project website
Social media e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Weibo
Academic networks e.g. ResearchGate, Mendeley
Identity systems e.g. ORCID, Scopus ID, ResearcherID
Impact services e.g. Kudos
None of these
How important is impact to you?
Question 6 of 6

What kind of evidence have you found to demonstrate the impact of your work?

(Select all that apply)

Instrumental impacts (e.g. relevant policy, guidelines, regulations or legislation have been changed; people affected by my research have told me that their behaviour or circumstances have changed; the process or technology I developed is now in use)
Conceptual impacts (e.g. increase in knowledge, understanding or awareness)
Capacity-building impacts (e.g. my work involved training people, created jobs, or gave organizations new capabilities to respond to future challenges)
Attitudinal or cultural impacts (e.g. changes in attitudes or cultural discourse, for example, evidenced in the media)
Quiz Complete
Click the hammer to find out your research impact score! In the last round, you scored out of 100. How will you do this time?
Hammer Bell
-
Bullet
Click the hammer to find out your research impact score! In the last round, you scored out of 100. How will you do this time?
Mikey Muscles Tina Tightrope
Roundel Roundel Roundel
Congratulations!
Your overall score:
100
Add your details below to see how your score compares to others, and to register for the free prize draw*.
Congratulations! You have entered our prize draw. Your position on our leaderboard is shown below.
Your score: - out of 100
Your rank: #-
Compare yourself against others in your...
Grand Prize Plus
Keep going!
Loading...
0%
Sorry - it seems you are using an unsupported browser.
Why not give Google Chrome a try?
Chrome
About
This game has been developed by Kudos to help researchers consider the ways that the impact of research can be increased. The game is not comprehensive in terms of the ways in which research can impact, or the ways in which that impact can be created or evaluated. The game deliberately keeps things simple and is a starting point rather than a primer for managing research impact. We apologize for any frustration if the questions or answers didn’t fit your ideas or experience. The game was written by Kudos co-founders Charlie Rapple and Melinda Kenneway, who would like to acknowledge the work of Julie Bayley, David Phipps, Lucy Davies and Mark Reed. If you have any feedback, feel free to get in touch: charlie.a.rapple@growkudos.com
Spinner