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TwiSt – Impact of Transfer: An Exploratory Project

The project TwiSt explored whether and how the impact of transfer could be measured qualitatively and quantitatively. Selected transfer activities of the DIPF were tested with the composed indicators.

Project Description

In recent years, transfer activities of scientific institutions and their researchers have become increasingly important. But how does transfer of knowledge into society, politics, and practice actually take place? Is it possible to measure the impact of various transfer efforts? The TwiSt project explored the field of impact measurement of transfer by first investigating the current status of this topic, exchanging information with other research institutions, and compiling possible impact indicators. Range, altmetrics, accessibility of the target group, and dialogic transfer were some of the considered factors. By accompanying exemplarily selected transfer activities at the DIPF, the accuracy of fit and the informative value of the indicators were to be finally checked and a guideline for the measurement of transfer effects had been drawn up.

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Completed projects
08/2018 – 12/2020
last modified Apr 13, 2021