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Table 1 MRI participant profile (organisations) (n = 15)

From: Measuring research impact in medical research institutes: a qualitative study of the attitudes and opinions of Australian medical research institutes towards research impact assessment frameworks

  Participants (N, %c)
Sizea
 Large (400+ researchers) 7 (47%)
 Medium (100–399 researchers) 6 (40%)
 Small (0–99 researchers) 2 (13%)
Research specialisation (spectrum, not disease or population)b
 Narrow 5 (33%)
 Medium 6 (40%)
 Broad 4 (27%)
Relationship to researchersa
 Majority employed directly 12 (80%)
 Majority employed by affiliated organisations (universities, hospitals, etc.) 3 (20%)
Progress implementing Research Impact Assessmentb
 None 4 (27%)
 Initiated 8 (53%)
 Advanced 3 (20%)
Affiliation to Universities or Health Districtsb
 Affiliated mainly with University 8 (53%)
 Affiliated mainly with Health District 0 (0%)
 Affiliated with both 6 (40%)
 No affiliations 1 (7%)
Statea
 New South Wales 4 (27%)
 Queensland 2 (13%)
 South Australia 1 (7%)
 Tasmania 1 (7%)
 Victoria 6 (40%)
 West Australia 1 (7%)
  1. aCategorisation known prior to participant selection
  2. bCategorisation confirmed at participant interviews
  3. cMay exceed 100% due to rounding