We have conceptualised the Impact process, as consisting of frontstage and backstage activities. Following this metaphor you can find a list of 'frontstage' impact activity in the orange box below. Frontstage considers different methods and approaches to impact from the perspective of how the recipients will receive them.
You can filter the frontstage methods by cost, ease of implementation or potential scale of impact. These filters are designed to help consider the requirements of utilising the suggested methods, they are not scientific measures.
Frontstage activities can rarely be completed without advance planning and co-ordination or 'backstage' activity, see the blue box below. Backstage considers tools that support researchers to plan and manage impact activity. Considering these approaches, especially in the planning and funding application stages, is critical to ensuring successful impact activity.
You can filter the backstage management tools by ease of implementation. These filters are designed to help consider the requirements of utilising the suggested methods, they are not scientific measures.