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.
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.
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.
This week, the TTI PEC programme, in association with R2A, is focusing in on some of the most useful resources and common questions that think tanks have in developing theories of change. Stay tuned-in for updates!
Susan Koshy (Centre for Studying Developing Societies) explores how you can organize your research evidence into streams of value that generate meaning and have enduring living properties?
This post introduces a study into developing and implementing gender sensitive policies and programmes in Pakistan
Communicating clearly and coherently is essential if non-technical audiences are to understand the significance of research findings. This post charts the changes CSTEP made to improve its research communications.
Access to peer reviewed literature is a very important element in planning, designing and carrying out research. This resource developed as part of the Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications Program, provides useful tips on open access resources.