Thanks to everyone who has been following Policy Brief Week 2014 here on R2A. It’s been a great week with lots of interesting content and discussion on the site and through social media. We hope everyone feels like they know a little bit more about writing effective policy briefs.
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.
CPD shares its experiences of creating a video to tell the story of one of their important annual exercises: the annual budget review.
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.
A six minute video highlighting the change in organisational culture in the Instituto Desarrollo, brought about by participating in the TTI PEC programme.
The Deputy Director of systematic reviews at 3ie (the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation), Phil Davies discusses how research doesn’t always provide straightforward answers to specific problems.
Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen take us through the world of Open Access publishing and explain what Open Access is through this short animated video.
Taking information to the consumer. Duncan Edwards-IDS from Research to Action on Vimeo. Duncan Edwards talks about developing Application Programming…
Tariq Kokhar, Open Data evangelist for the World Bank discusses the potential of Open data in development and explains how giving wider access to more data could potentially remove the north-south divide in development research.
Captured at the 3ie Policy and Influence Monitoring (PIM) workshop taking place in Cornwall this week, in this short video,…
The objective of this DFID-funded report is to improve the use of Theory of Change as an effective tool in international development.
At the end of the R4D Theory of Change workshop held at DFID, we recorded a conversation with Simon Batchelor (IDS) and Duncan Green (Oxfam GB).
In this new film some of the most renowned scientists and humanitarian policy makers explore how they can mitigate future humanitarian threats by making science more accessible.