Posts Tagged "research"

Is your funding model a good friend to your research?

Is your funding model a good friend to your research?

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series that looks into think tank funding models. It is based on a course that Politics & Ideas has delivered to a group of think tanks in Central Eastern Europe and Nepal] When think…

Evidence-based policies: building what is really possible

Evidence-based policies: building what is really possible

[Editor’s note: This post was written by José Antonio Ramírez Flores, head of the Office of Planning and Budget of the Peruvian Agency for International Cooperation (APCI, its acronym in Spanish). It is part of a series intended to share results,…

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…

Standards & Guidelines: An Effective Tool for Researchers and think tanks

Standards & Guidelines: An Effective Tool for Researchers and think tanks

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Bhavna Sharma, Associate, Communication and Policy Engagement, and Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head Communication and Policy Engagement at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP).]   Background In most Think Tanks…