A recent workshop at BIGD aimed at providing participants a basic understanding of research communication, while also introducing a range of appropriate channels and tools.
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 recent merger between BRAC University and the Institute of Governance Studies (IGS), prompted the BIGD team to design and launch a new institutional website.
With the support of their local IDS-PAC facilitator, BIGD’s Communications team has co-designed a series of interventions to help them successfully develop a Policy Communications Strategy.
CPD shares its experiences of creating a video to tell the story of one of their important annual exercises: the annual budget review.
As a means of bringing into focus the need for clear and effective messaging within policy briefs we are launching a twitter game as part of Policy Brief Week: #r2aconundrums.
Gifi Nadi provides some top tips on developing productive and valauble relationships with mentors and outlines how to harness and make the most of their knowledge and experience.
What is implementation science, and what can it do for the field of global health? FHI 360 brought together over 150 public health specialists, researchers, scholars and donors in Washington, DC, to wrestle with these questions.
Policy briefs are useful influencing tools for think tanks and research institutions. This quick guide, developed as part of the Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications Program, is aimed at researchers and communications staff who are planning policy briefs for the first time, or want to review their approach.
In this post, Anton Tsvetov outlines 5 tips for researchers who would like to be approached more often by the media for expert comment and opinion.
This post highlights a number of ‘futures thinking’ tools which can provide assistance in improving decision-making, implementation and the ability to cope with future challenges.
The Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications Program is hosting a Virtual Write Shop on “Writing letters to the editor that get published.”
Welcome to the Think Tank Policy Engagement and Communications Program’s theory of change week. To get us started, here is an excellent introduction to theory of change developed by Result for Development’s Senior Program Director Courtney Tolmie.