There’s a common story in development research. It goes like this. If academics from the global North, researchers from the global South, and CSOs participate…
Getting to grips with the politics of research collaboration
Karen Brock is research and communication officer at Christian Aid’s Centre for Excellence in Research, Evidence and Learning, and a member of the Rethinking Research Collaborative. Over the years she’s been a researcher and editor specialising in agriculture and sustainable livelihoods, citizen participation and accountable governance, and policy processes. Recently she’s focused more on research communications and the relationship between research and practice. She tweets @caid_research
Research to Action (R2A) is a website catering for the strategic and practical needs of people trying to improve the uptake of development research, in particular those funded by DFID.
We have structured the site and populated it with material that we think will be immediately useful to this audience, but also to development researchers in general who would like to be more strategic and effective in their communications.
R2A is produced by a small editorial team, led by CommsConsult. We welcome suggestions for and contributions to the site.