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?
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.
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!
This resource, developed as part of the Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications Program, highlights a number of ‘futures thinking’ tools which can provide assistance in improving decision-making, implementation and the ability to cope with future challenges.
Communicating clearly and coherently is essential if non-technical audiences are to understand the significance of research findings, especially in policy making spheres. This publication charts the changes the Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy made to improve its research communications.
As part of the TTI-PEC Program, IEG (India) focused on responding to three key engagement challenges: organizing research evidence for real-time mobilization; communicating complex economic concepts and ideas in a popular format without diluting the meaning; and building an audience.
As part of the Think Tank Policy Engagement and Communications Programme, Susan Koshy from the Institute of Development Studies and Practical Action Consulting, explores how three South Asian think tanks are redefining existing ways of doing research engagement and communication using an experimental mind-set.
CEDA highlights one of three radio programmes co-produced with CORAPE and Anaité Vergas. The programmes helped CEDA to influence the wider community to engage in the policy processes, and also enabled CEDA staff to learn how to create policy-related communications in a radio format.
Bolivian think tank Fundación ARU shares training resources they used in a strategic planning workshop to discuss the institution’s strategic goals, activities and outcomes.
The PEC Programme facilitated the analysis of internal communication strategies and resulted in the decision of using a Facebook closed group for supporting the organizations’ internal communication.
This practical guide was developed by Anaité Verdas as part of the PEC programme, to enable INESAD to develop a strategy for fundraising and to reach a greater understanding of the context in which INESAD is operating.
Earlier this month, the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID) released a report that seeks to answer a compelling question: Does research drive international development?
The Think Tank Initiative’s Policy Engagement and Communications Program is hosting a Virtual Write Shop on “Writing News Releases that Make an Impact.”