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Overton's guide to impact planning

At Overton, we want to make it as easy as possible for researchers to find, prove and grow their policy influence. We do this to support the scholarly community, and broaden what we understand as 'research impact' (defined by the UK Research...

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Meet Team Overton in 2024

We’ve got an exciting programme of events planned for 2024 - find out below where you can meet a member of Overton's team! Do also let us know if there’s a conference you’d recommend we attend. We’re always keen to hear about new opportunities to...

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What is Overton

We help universities, think tanks and publishers understand the reach and influence of their research.

The Overton platform is the world’s largest searchable policy database, with over 9 million documents from 31k organisations.

We track everything from white papers to think tank policy briefs to national clinical guidelines, and automatically find the references to scholarly research, academics and other outputs.