Posts Tagged "knowledge"

To more complexity, more dagu!

To more complexity, more dagu!

This is the second post of a series focusing on how we can better incorporate the complexity paradigm as a key framework to tackle the challenges and questions shared by many of us interested in the interaction between research and…

How to link theory and practice for relevant research

How to link theory and practice for relevant research

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series devoted to tools and frameworks for researchers to plan better projects right from the start.] Researchers who seek to influence policies face the challenge to link theory and practice daily. However,…

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…

Three worthwhile questions on public philosophies

Three worthwhile questions on public philosophies

[Editor’s note: This reflection is based on our paper “Defining problems or providing solutions? The role of ideas in policy debates”. It is part of a series of posts on Ideas and Evidence Based Policy.] One level of ideas is…

The communication of research -from our Topic Guide

The communication of research -from our Topic Guide

A lot is said about the communication of research. Over the last few years there have been significant changes in the ways that funders view communications and the role it plays within research centres and projects. DFID, for example, has…

Lesson #1: Use diverse strategies to enable local knowledge production

Lesson #1: Use diverse strategies to enable local knowledge production

  Spaces for engagement started with a deep conviction on the need to encourage local production of relevant knowledge on the link between research and policy. In fact, when the programme started most of the knowledge on the link between research…