A systematic review to identify new barriers of and facilitators to the use of evidence by policymakers, and assess the state of research in this area.
Papers & Reports
Evidence from evaluations can be a vital ingredient for policy and programme decision making. However, ensuring evaluations are used by…
To communicate, or not to communicate? At the Bangalore-based Public Affairs Centre (PAC), my challenge was to impress upon a…
This post introduces a study into developing and implementing gender sensitive policies and programmes in Pakistan
Researchers from the Institute of Rural Management Anand recently attended a from policy brief and media workshop. This post shares some of thier outputs.
In a brief study, Vanesa Weyrauch discusses the recent review Latin American think tank ASIES conducted of their marketing strategy and reflects on engagement and communication tactics of other southern think tanks.
This practice paper from IDS captures lessons from recent experiences on using ‘theories of change’ amongst organisations involved in the research–policy interface.
‘Getting to Grips with Evidence’ highlights challenges facing NGOs, and puts these in the context of wider debates about the use of evidence in policy-making and practice. Drawing on two webinars hosted by INTRAC the paper explores issues surrounding the use of evidence by practitioners.
This report reviews existing organisations and processes that provide evidence to policymakers, identify the evidence needs of policymakers in Asia and the Pacific and draw lessons and recommendations for different options for further development of evidence-response mechanisms.
On the 23rd of May 2013 Research to Action attended the University of Huddersfield‘s Public Engagement and Impact: Articulating Value…
A team from the University of Exeter’s (UK) DESCRIBE project ,funded by JISC, have authored a report which gives guidance on the definition, evidence and structures required to capture research impacts and benefits.
New initiative by the UK government that seeks to create a series of evidence centres to improve the way evidence is used in policy.