Doing research, creating impact: Using 'PROTEE' to learn from a genetically modified tree field trial

  • Valve H
  • McNally R
  • Pappinen A
  • 12

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 3

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

If a research project is to achieve its Intended impacts, it must learn to become sensitive to the public context It implicitly assumes and enacts This article presents a case study in which we used the perspectives provided by the 'PROTEE' methodology to create an opportunity to explore, and to reflect on, the reality in which research on genetically modified trees was expected to make a difference Identifying potential barriers to persuasive communication brought out additional capacities and limitations of the research strategy. Paradoxically the very same strategic choices which had allowed the research project to claim its policy-relevance ended up undermining its public role Since PROTEE can help making such contradictions explicit, we claim that it has much to offer to research management

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Get full text

Authors

  • Helena Valve

  • Ruth McNally

  • Ari Pappinen

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free