Posts Tagged "power"

A co-creation challenge: Aligning research and policy processes

A co-creation challenge: Aligning research and policy processes

[Editor’s Note: This piece was written by Katrin Prager, senior social scientist at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland, and originally appeared at Integration and Implementation Insights.]   How does the mismatch between policy and research processes and timelines stymie co-creation? I…

GOOD evaluation engages with POWER

GOOD evaluation engages with POWER

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Zenda Ofir, South African scientist, independent international evaluator, and knowledge management specialist. The piece was originally published at Zenda’s new blog Evaluation for Development, which P&I strongly recommends.]   I have come to the conclusion that…

Our need to talk about power & knowledge in evaluation & policy cultures

Our need to talk about power & knowledge in evaluation & policy cultures

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Paul R. Kelly, PhD Researcher in Impact, Evaluation & Service Design, Lancaster University, UK. Email: paulrichardkelly@gmail.com.] Introduction Welcome attention is now being paid to how evaluations can better engage with and contribute to policy processes, beyond dissemination…

Power and ideology are the keys to communicating research

Power and ideology are the keys to communicating research

[Editor’s Note: This post is a reflection on the webinar ‘Nevermind the research piece! Communicating in Policy Environments’. It was written by Rebecca Pointer, one of the speakers at the webinar and Information and Communications Officer at the Institute for Poverty,…