Members of the GDNet team share experiences of using social media to engage with Southern researchers and support uptake of their research.
Making your research accessible
If research can’t be found, or is not easily understood by target audiences it simply does not travel, falling at the first hurdle in the process of trying to bring about change.
The Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications Program is hosting a Virtual Write Shop on newsletters during the week…
Betty Paton talks to the Regional Director of the Inter-Press Service (IPS) Africa, Kudzai Makombe, on her thoughts about the rise of social media and the smartphone across the continent.
In this spotlight interview, Sola Oluwadare, Communications Manager at the AfriHeritage Institution in Nigeria, shares his experience with the TTI PEC project and his views on the changing communications landscape.
In this post, Alex Gwyther reflects on the valuable work of UKCDS in building a body of knowledge around the evaluation of research impact. He goes onto highlighting a series of resources produced by UKCDS to help guide people through this complex area.
The Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications Program is hosting a Virtual Write Shop on blogs and op-eds during…
From June to September 2014, the Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications (PEC) programme is organizing four virtual write-shops on how to write different communications products.
We love to gather new opinions and insights into approaches to research uptake and dissemination. This week, I was fortunate to grab a Q&A with David Girling on social media.
Join us for our first Research to Action free Webinar! Guest speaker, Social Media Consultant Betty Paton, will be presenting on her experience managing the @DFID_Research twitter account for the Department for International Development from 2010 to 2013.
IFTTT is a tool created to make your technology communicate better by using customised ‘recipes’. In this post, Ingvild Storm Stiland explores the ways in which this tool could revolutionise your day-to-day online working practices.
Henna Mahmood reflects on what worked and what didn’t in terms of peer learning during the recent TTI PEC programme workshop in Nairobi – Offering useful insights for others looking to facilitate similar events.
Anton Tsvetov, Media and Government Relations Manager at the Russian International Affairs Council, presents his view on the dangers of trying to make your research results more media-friendly.