Where do good research ideas come from? It’s a combination of curiosity and openness. Being ready for accidental and intentional thoughts. Here’s how to make them bubble up every day.
Research ‘impact’ is best visualised as academic impact plus the difference your work makes to the lives of ordinary people (think: socioeconomic impact). The first of these variables (academic impact) is much easier to measure (citations, downloads, reads) but the second ….. (much harder to do, let alone measure).