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Ten simple rules for measuring the impact of workshops

Ten simple rules for measuring the impact of workshops
Ten simple rules for measuring the impact of workshops

Workshops are used to explore a specific topic, to transfer knowledge, to solve identified problems, or to create something new. In funded research projects and other research endeavours, workshops are the mechanism used to gather the wider project, community, or interested people together around a particular topic. However, natural questions arise: how do we measure the impact of these workshops? Do we know whether they are meeting the goals and objectives we set for them? What indicators should we use? In response to these questions, this paper will outline rules that will improve the measurement of the impact of workshops.

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Sufi, Shoaib, Silva, Raniere, Nurmikko-Fuller, Terhi, Wilde, Adriana, Philippe, Olivier and Ford, Heather (2018) Ten simple rules for measuring the impact of workshops. PLoS Computational Biology, 14 (8), 1-12. (doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006191).

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Workshops are used to explore a specific topic, to transfer knowledge, to solve identified problems, or to create something new. In funded research projects and other research endeavours, workshops are the mechanism used to gather the wider project, community, or interested people together around a particular topic. However, natural questions arise: how do we measure the impact of these workshops? Do we know whether they are meeting the goals and objectives we set for them? What indicators should we use? In response to these questions, this paper will outline rules that will improve the measurement of the impact of workshops.

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Published date: 1 August 2018

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URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/427222
ISSN: 1553-734X
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Author: Shoaib Sufi
Author: Raniere Silva
Author: Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller
Author: Adriana Wilde
Author: Olivier Philippe
Author: Heather Ford

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