R2A is set to launch a policy brief extravaganza between October the 27th-31st, 2014. Over the course of the week R2A will be showcasing new guidance, commentary and an animation that brings into focus the value of the policy brief.
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.
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.
R2A is excited to announce the launch of a new quarterly Guest Editor position. Applications are now open for Guest Editors who will have editorial responsibility over content displayed on the website for a 4 month period.
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.”
In his second podcast this week, Andrew Clappison (R2A and CommsConsult) explains how your theory of change can be adapted into an effective means of monitoring and evaluating your success.
In this podcast, Andrew Clappison (R2A and CommsConsult) explains the importance of testing and reflecting upon the assumptions contained across your theory of change.
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!