'Impact' assessment must look at learning 2

July 30, 2009

You report that the importance of academic research may be judged in part by its impact on the wider world. Do I sense Max Clifford's entry into the academy, with the first scholar to get their work favourably mentioned on the front page of The Sun doing best?

Keith Flett, London.

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