Milat AJ, Bauman AE, Redman S. A narrative review of research impact assessment models and methods. Health Research Policy and Systems 2015;13:18
The purpose of this narrative literature review is to synthesize evidence that
describes processes and conceptual models for assessing policy and practice
impacts of public health research.
The literature is characterised by an over reliance on bibliometric methods to
assess research impact. Future impact assessment processes could be strengthened
by routinely engaging the end-users of research in interviews and assessment