Ten simple rules for measuring the impact of workshops
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Workshops are used to explore a specific topic, transfer knowledge, solve identified problems or create something new. In funded research projects and other research endeavours, workshops are the mechanism 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.
Sufi , S , Nenadic , A , Silva , R , Duckles , B , Simera , I , de Beyer , J A , Struthers , C , Nurmikko-Fuller , T , Bellis , L , Miah , W , Wilde , A , Emsley , I , Philippe , O , Balzano , M , Coelho , S , Ford , H , Jones , C & Higgins , V 2018 , ' Ten simple rules for measuring the impact of workshops ' , PLoS Computational Biology , vol. 14 , no. 8 , e1006191 . https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006191
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DescriptionSS, AN, RS, IE, and OP acknowledge the support of EPSRC, BBSRC and ESRC Grant EP/N006410/1 for the UK Software Sustainability Institute, http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/N006410/1. IS, CS, and JdB acknowledges support from Cancer Research UK (grant C5529/A16895).
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