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Table 1 Measurement cautions and mitigating strategies

From: ISRIA statement: ten-point guidelines for an effective process of research impact assessment

Cautions Mitigating strategies
• Only selecting available indicators • Identify a menu of aspirational indicators and data sources
• Measuring too many things • Select a key set of indicators
• Using only lagging indicators • Balance with leading indicators
• Double counting • Look at contributions from different stakeholders
• Focusing on the indicator • Focus on the programme change