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The 'Payback Framework' explained

The 'Payback Framework' explained

Donovan, Claire ORCID: 0000-0002-6105-7794 and Hanney, Stephen (2011) The 'Payback Framework' explained. Research Evaluation, 20 (3). pp. 181-183. ISSN 0958-2029 (Print), 1471-5449 (Online) (doi:

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The Payback Framework, originally developed to examine the ‘impact’ or ‘payback’ of health services research, is explained. The Payback Framework is a research tool used to facilitate data collection and cross-case analysis by providing a common structure and so ensuring cognate information is recorded. It consists of a logic model representation of the complete research process, and a series of categories to classify the individual paybacks from research. Its multi-dimensional categorisation of benefits from research starts with more traditional academic benefits of knowledge production and research capacity- building, and then extends to wider benefits to society.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: research impact, Payback Framework
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Education (EDU)
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2020 13:27

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