Evidence and Policy

The importance of integrated approaches to organizational change

The importance of integrated approaches to organizational change

Government agencies are increasingly committing resources and energy to improve the way they use knowledge to inform policy. These efforts take many different forms but, regardless of whether efforts are centered in a specific project or policy issue, we are…

Give voice to community within a community

Give voice to community within a community

[This blog post by Dr. Meena Nair, Head of Research and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head, Policy Engagement and Communication at Public Affairs Centre]   Knowledge stems from citizens as a legitimate source of evidence to inform policies; exactly the reason why…

P&I and INASP partner to strengthen evidence use in policy

P&I and INASP partner to strengthen evidence use in policy

What can happen when two organizations partner for a specific project, discover that they share many interests and principles, and the outcomes of their joint work, both internal and internal, are really good? They might start to further explore their…

How can we make our research to be policy relevant?

How can we make our research to be policy relevant?

At Politics & Ideas we are convinced that doing high quality and policy relevant research is just as important as communicating or disseminating it effectively to ensure its impact on policy. That is why in 2015 we launched the online…