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.
9 December 2013
In this post, we learn about the three golden rules for researchers when trying to inform policy, as set out by Dr. Charles Griffin
5 December 2013
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.
4 December 2013
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!
27 November 2013
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.
26 November 2013
The main purpose of Google Analytics is for tracking the traffic activity to and from your website, but how do you know which features you should be looking at and which ones are important to you?
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?
The GDN PEM research initiative challenged its partners to reflect upon a series of questions on how to leverage research into policy. This article introduces these questions and why they are important.
‘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.
Learning from one of IDSs latest ‘Practice Papers in Brief’provides some insights from conducting a Qualitative Document Analysis (QDA) on policy documents for the rural water sector.
AFIDEP (African Institute of Development Policy), a non-profit organization whose mission is to facilitate the creation, translation, and utilization of research evidence, have three vacancies in the area of knowledge translation.
Duncan Edwards reflects upon the view that things are not quite right in the world of open development and ICT4D by addressing the question: How does “openness” really effect change within development?
A GDN-funded research project, that has contributed to shifts in health policy in Uganda, is seeking to further highlight its research findings by bringing together key actors from across sub-Saharan Africa at a policy dialogue event.
The Overseas Development Institute’s Research and Policy in Development (RAPID) programme is hiring two new research fellows to expand their team. Closing date for applications is November 13th.