Colombo, Sri Lanka (25 November 2013) – Billions of dollars are spent every year on scientific research for noble causes such as lifting people out of poverty and caring for the environment – sometimes successfully and sometimes not. A new study helps identify what was critical in leading to the successful adoption of scientific research results.

Scientific research is typically well documented along with analysis of the impact of the research. However, what is not often documented are the efforts made by the scientific team to stimulate uptake of the research results – the story behind the success.

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