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23 August 2017
Framing the Discourse
Research uptake: The kid isn`t all that new on the block

Linda CilliersLinda CilliersWhat exactly is research uptake? A lot has been said and written about the concept, much of it by academics, and still it confounds people, even those whose everyday work is tied up with it. Late last year, we featured a series of blogs written by Jeff Knezovich about obstacles to research uptake, the first of which sets out what is meant when we talk about research uptake, explaining also how the concept has evolved over the years. The name may be relatively new,

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Open access Part I: What's in it for Research Uptake?

I spent a week in November at two valuable conferences on a critical issue for researchers across the globe -- open access. The two events were BioMed Central`s Open Access Africa, held at the University of Cape Town, and the Berlin10 open access conference, held at the University of Stellenbosch.

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The challenges of Research Uptake Part IV: Individual barriers

This is the fourth and final blog in the series on the challenges faced by practitioners of Research Uptake. In Part I we explored the concept of Research Uptake, in Part II, we examined challenges that exist at systemic level and in in Part III, we looked at institutional barriers to Research Uptake. This blog deals with individual barriers to Research Uptake. Please let us have your comments.

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The challenges of Research Uptake Part III: Institutional barriers

This is the third in a four-part blog series on the challenges faced by practitioners of Research Uptake. In Part I we explored the concept of Research Uptake and in Part II, we explored challenges that exist in the field at systemic level. In this third blog, we examine institutional barriers to Research Uptake.

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