In this post, we learn about the three golden rules for researchers when trying to inform policy, as set out by Dr. Charles Griffin
Jorge Benavides provides insight from his work at FUNDESA on how to build the credibility of research and generate knowledge that people will be interested in.
Sparkwise is an online tool that allows you to create interactive and dynamic dashboards to display all of your website and social media statistics and metrics…in one place and for free!
Chris Tyler, writing in the Guardian, posted an article today called Top 20 things scientists need to know about policy-making. Although this is set within a UK context, the R2A team felt that it would be really interesting to offer a response to this that focuses on policy-making in the development context.
Social media is allowing us to reach new audiences, disseminate research and information and ultimately connect with anyone anywhere at the drop of a hat. Is that to say though, that we are using this ever increasing phenomenon to it’s full potential? Can it change the world?
Anna Minasyn exaplains how the think tank Advanced Social Technologies (AST, Armenia) used Town Hall Meetings to engage the public in the research and policy process.
Reflections from a Policy Dialogue event that brought together policy actors and researchers to explore specific challenges around getting research into policy and making evidence-based policies.
A two-minute trailer can sum up the themes and issues being addressed during a conference or workshop quickly and succinctly whilst being visually interesting and compelling. Betty Paton provides some useful advice on creating trailers on a shoe string.
The GDN PEM project set its project partners a series of challenging questions around research utilization and policy influence. This post by Jorge Benavides (FUNDESA) speaks to the the question: How can you gain the attention of policy and decision makers in order to share your research?