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The challenge of demonstrating the impact of research beyond traditional mechanisms. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
MARCELLA, R., LOCKERBIE, H. and CAMERON, R. 2015. The challenge of demonstrating the impact of research beyond traditional mechanisms. In Bezzina, F. and Cassar, V. (eds.) Proceedings of the 14th European conference on research methodology for business and management studies (ECRM 2015), 11-12 June 2015, Valetta, Malta. Sonning Common: Academic Conferences and Publishing International, pages 259-266.

The concept of impact in academia is a focus of not only research councils but also of nationwide institutional research evaluations. In the UK, it is necessary for academics and their institutions to not only conduct research which has real impact,... Read More about The challenge of demonstrating the impact of research beyond traditional mechanisms..

Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D. and MARTIN, C. 2015. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign. In Parycek, P. and Edelmann, N. (eds). Proceedings of the 2015 International conference for e-democracy and open government (CeDEM15), 20-22 May 2015, Krems, Austria. Krems: Edition Donau-Universit├Ąt [online], pages 105-118. Available from: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imperia/md/content/department/gpa/zeg/bilder/cedem/cedem15/cedem15_oa_proceedings.pdf

This paper identifies the peaks and troughs in Twitter usage during three televised Scottish Independence Referendum debates in Autumn 2014 and identifies the topics that were the foci of such peaks and troughs. We observe that the issues that caught... Read More about Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign..