Posts Tagged "research uptake"

Researcher’s habits: unlocking the potential for impact?

Researcher’s habits: unlocking the potential for impact?

In a previous post, I discussed why I think that the objective of informing policy should be considered from the onset of a research project. Since then, I have been reflecting on how to go about changing the way researchers…

Challenges in Practice – Thoughts on ‘Lessons Learned’ (Part 1)

Challenges in Practice – Thoughts on ‘Lessons Learned’ (Part 1)

[Editor’s Note: This post is the first of two by Alex Ademokun, who manages the Evidence-Informed Policy Making programme at INASP.] INASP has recently started a programme of work in partnership with four other organisations to build capacity for research…

Building a new concept: Political Knowledge Regimes

Building a new concept: Political Knowledge Regimes

[Editor’s note: This post presents Adolfo Garcé’s paper ‘Political-Knowledge Regimes‘. It follows a previous post that gives an overview of the concept of knowledge regimes] Knowledge Regimes (KM), a concept developed by Campbell and Pedersen, is a main step forward in…

What is behind the idea of Evidence Based Policy?

What is behind the idea of Evidence Based Policy?

In the previous post, I shared Jal Mehta’s framework that can help us take apart an idea into its different dimensions  (I suggest you review it before reading this post). The three dimensions are policy solutions, problem definition and public…

The possibilities of research uptake in public policy: the case of education for young people and adults in Mexico

The possibilities of research uptake in public policy: the case of education for young people and adults in Mexico

According to the General Census of 2000 and the Population Count of 2005, a third of Mexico’s population has not completed primary education. By lacking basic literacy skills, these people are more prone to poverty and discrimination, and find themselves…

Methodological caution when presenting evidence

Methodological caution when presenting evidence

This post appeared originally at on think tanks, and it comments on a post by Michael Bassey of the LSE British Politics and Policy blog, who wrote about the UK Cabinet Office’s announcement on the implementation of a new initiative that would build on existing evidence-based…