How to write an impact case
KTH has put together documents that are useful when writing an impact case. Below is a template for writing a simple impact case as well as a detailed guide on how to write a strong case that tells the story all the way from underlying research and education to actual impact on society.
Use these headlines when writing a simple impact case.
Title of case study
- Case study concerning impact of research/impact of education:
Summary of the impact
Maximum 150 words, including:
- An explanation of the nature of the impact; how far-reaching it is/who the beneficiaries are; and how significant the benefits are. (reach & significance)
- Explain the main activities that led to the impact stated.
Maximum 200 words, including:
- An outline of what the underpinning research was, when this was undertaken and by whom.
- Research publications (maximum eight, including number of citations)
Sources to corroborate the impact
- External reports or documents, links to web pages, contact details of a user(s) that could corroborate the impact, factual statements already provided by key users/beneficiaries, that corroborate the impact of the case.
In need of assistance? Contact your school's impact communicator.
This in-dept detailed guide (primarily for KTH faculty) is useful when wanting to write a strong impact case: