Evidence and Policy

Showcasing Policy Impact through Cinema

Showcasing Policy Impact through Cinema

[Editor’s note: This post was written by  Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head of Communication and Policy Engagement, and Arushi Sen, Media Coordinator, at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP).]   The Beginning As a communication tool, Center for Study of Science, Technology…

Seeking for great researchers at think tanks

Seeking for great researchers at think tanks

 [Editor’s note: This post was written by Andrea Ordóñez and Leandro Echt as part of a process of developing an online course targeted to think tankers on research for policy making, supported by the Think Tank Fund and the Think…

Barriers to research use in the public health sector

Barriers to research use in the public health sector

[Editor’s Note: This post was originally published by Rose N. Oronje, PhD, Senior Policy & Communications Specialist of the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP), at Research to Action.]   A recent needs assessment of the status of research use in the health sector…

Political Knowledge Regimes: an approach to the Bolivian case

Political Knowledge Regimes: an approach to the Bolivian case

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Fernando Martín Moreno, Political Science graduate by the Complutense University of Madrid and second year student of the International Master of Contemporary Latin American Studies. For author correspondence, please write to fernandomartinmoreno@ucm.es The…

Structuring Data Management

Structuring Data Management

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Bhavna Sharma, Database Management Consultant, and  Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head Communication and Policy Engagement at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP).]   According to the Wikipedia, “…as a general-purpose DBMS is designed to allow…

Innovating for Impact in Public Policy

Innovating for Impact in Public Policy

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Dr. Derek B. Miller, Director of The Policy Lab, and Lisa Rudnick, Head of the International Peace Advisory Team at Interpeace. Together they ran a series of initiatives at the UN Institute for Disarmament…