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Table 1 The final set of international REPOPA indicators for EIPM as a result of the two Delphi rounds, including both indicators from the initial set and new indicators proposed by panellists. The first and the second column include, respectively, the four thematic domains and the indicators, while the last column specifies at which round each indicator was accepted

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Thematic domain International REPOPA indicators for EIPM Acceptance round
HUMAN RESOURCES 1. Staff with research experience working on the policy 1st round
2. Stakeholders working on the policy 2nd round
3. Partnerships with research institutions during the policy 1st round
4. Training courses on research issues and on EIPM for the staff working on the policy 1st round
5. Researchers with policy-making experience involved in the policy 2nd rounda
DOCUMENTATION 6. Procedures for ensuring a review of scientific literature relevant to the policy 1st round
7. Published scientific articles based on policy results 2nd round
8. Citation of peer-reviewed research articles in policy documents 2nd round
9. Citation of reports and other documents containing evidence in policy documents 1st round
10. Available evidence briefs for policy 2nd rounda
11. Available reports on policy results from policy-making organisations of different municipalities/regions/countries 2nd rounda
COMMUNICATION AND PARTICIPATION 12. Initiatives to inform stakeholders during the policy 1st round
13. Initiatives to inform researchers during the policy 2nd round
14. Communication methods tailored for vulnerable groups likely to be impacted by the policy 2nd round
15. Engagement and consultation methodologies to gather knowledge from stakeholders during the policy 1st round
16. Engagement and consultation methodologies to gather knowledge from researchers during the policy 1st round
17. Engagement and consultation methodologies to gather knowledge from vulnerable groups during the policy 1st round
18. Budget for engagement and consultation methodologies 1st round
19. Communication competences among the staff who interacts with stakeholders 2nd rounda
20. Initiatives for fostering knowledge sharing between different stakeholders 2nd rounda
21. Initiatives for consulting target groups to get their perspectives 2nd rounda
MONITORING AND EVALUATION 22. Inclusion of EIPM in the evaluation criteria of the policy 1st round
23. Procedure for monitoring/evaluating the use of research evidence in the policy 1st round
24. Procedure for monitoring/evaluating the use of knowledge from stakeholders and target groups in the policy 1st round
25. Researchers working on the policy evaluation 1st round
  1. aIndicators developed based on first round panellists’ comments and evaluated in the second round