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Table 3 Linkages, collaborations and partnerships.

From: A framework to evaluate research capacity building in health care

Structural level Examples of suggested criteria
Individual • Who they have worked with: to gain knowledge and to share knowledge
• Evidence of increased number of research partnerships
• Evidence of inter-professional working
Teams • Who the team has worked with: academic and practice
• Network development (work with other teams)
• Evidence of inter-professional and other links
Organisational • Links with universities/RDSUs
• Evidence of joint posts with university
• Evidence of working with other service organisations on research
• Evidence of contribution/memberships to Networks
• Work with funding bodies
Supra-organisational (networks and support units) • Joint posts hosted
• Evidence of research collaboration with practitioners, teams, networks and organisations in health care practice
• Development of links across networks
• International links