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Are We Measuring Impact the “Write” Way? Unpacking Challenges and Exploring Opportunities for Early Career Investigators to Build an Impactful Program of Research

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About the Course:

Maximizing the impact of one’s research program is challenging for individuals at all career stages, but especially for those early in their career. Recent guidelines from Australian national funding bodies now prioritize impact (i.e., not just the number) of publications when awarding grants to early career investigators. These guidelines echo other international open science initiatives that prioritize the production and dissemination of high-quality science. This, however, is at odds with other, more traditional application processes (e.g., faculty positions) that may still glorify publication volume. Systems like these implicitly incentivize innovation at the expense of scientific rigor, that may ultimately hinder impact. This panel discussion aims to 1) provide early career individuals with guidance on how to curate a body of work that maximizes volume of high quality, impactful work, and 2) offer ideas for early career individuals about promoting their work (and, by extension, themselves), including via nontraditional means (e.g., academic Twitter). The goal of the panel discussion is to offer attendees practical advice for curating an impactful, niche body of work that is scientifically important. Panelists represent a range of career stages and have been selected because of their success with maximizing their own scientific impact. The panel discussion will begin with a brief didactic overview of how publication impact is defined, measured, and rewarded. Panelists will then each speak for 5-10 minutes about their individual approach to maximizing the impact of their personal research program. Attendees will be broken up into small groups and given the opportunity to brainstorm specific strategies that they can apply to improve the impact of their own research projects. The discussion will conclude with a chance to ask questions to the panelists in a larger group format.

This course is based on the book, Are We Measuring Impact the “Write” Way? Unpacking Challenges and Exploring Opportunities for Early Career Investigators to Build an Impactful Program of Research created by Kathryn Coniglio, MS, Tegan Cruwys, PhD, Pamela Keel, PhD, FAED, Stuart Murray, DClinPysch, PhD, and Susan Paxton, PhD, FAED in 2020.

Publication Date:

Jul 2020

Course Material Authors

Kathryn Coniglio, MS
Tegan Cruwys, PhD
Pamela Keel, PhD, FAED
Stuart Murray, DClinPysch, PhD

Dr. Stuart Murray undertook his DClinPsych and Ph.D. at the University of Sydney, Australia, and recently completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. He has authored more than 50 scientific articles and book chapters pertaining to eating disorders. To date, Dr. Murray’s work has been instrumental in shaping our field’s approach to the male experience of disordered eating and muscularity-oriented eating in particular. He currently serves as the Director of the National Association for Males with Eating Disorders and as the Co-Chair for the Academy of Eating Disorders Special Interest Group on male eating disorders. Currently Dr. Murray’s research, in addition to further explicating the male experience of disordered eating and the development of novel family therapy approaches, is oriented towards explicating the role of anxiety in anorexia nervosa.

Susan Paxton, PhD, FAED

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge

Course Objectives:

  1. Improve their understanding of how research impact is measured

  2. Recognize the benefit of conducting high-impact research

  3. Identify strategies to promote and maintain impactful scientific contributions

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