Posts Tagged "research communications"

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,…

An insight into the Webinar “Nevermind the research piece! Communicating in policy environments”

An insight into the Webinar “Nevermind the research piece! Communicating in policy environments”

[Editor’s Note: This post was written by Leandro Echt, Coordinator of the Influence, Monitoring and Evaluation Program at CIPPEC. This article is also available in Spanish at VIPPAL.] The webinar “Nevermind the research piece! Communicating in policy environments” took place on March…

Should we start building a ‘networked communications’ culture?

Should we start building a ‘networked communications’ culture?

We are ready to re-frame the way we think and talk about how communications can contribute for research to inform public policies. We need to think more about ‘networked communications’, which means communicating with others, instead of crafting plans, strategies…

FREE Webinar: Never mind the research piece! Communicating in policy environments

FREE Webinar: Never mind the research piece! Communicating in policy environments

Join us on March 18 at 2 p.m. GMT for a FREE webinar by Politics&Ideas and CIPPEC (with the support of GDNet) on how to re-think our current focus in research communications. We will propose to de-centre it from the…

Lesson #3: Continuously reformat your research findings- if you really want them to be used

Lesson #3: Continuously reformat your research findings- if you really want them to be used

Lesson #3: Traditional research formats and your own communications channels allow you to build and strengthen your reputation on the field but continuously reformat your research findings according to where you are and with whom- if you really want them…

Consider influence before doing the research

Consider influence before doing the research

[Editor’s note: This post stems from a rich conversation about how research can have an impact with Roger Harris while sharing our respective chapters for an upcoming book on Information Technologies and its impact. He shares an initial literature review…

Online courses: a learning opportunity with a broader outreach

Online courses: a learning opportunity with a broader outreach

I have been working on the design and delivery of capacity building workshops targeted at southern researchers over the past three years. As much as I believe in the effectiveness of such trainings and their positive impact on the way…

Research and policy Global Development Network Topic Guide

Research and policy Global Development Network Topic Guide

In 2013 P&I, jointly with CIPPEC and Mendizabal Limited on behalf of GDNet, published Research and policy Global Development Network Topic Guide. ‘Evidence-based policy’ has become something of a holy grail for policymakers intent on formulating pragmatic, effective policies which work on…

Online courses as a learning opportunity

Online courses as a learning opportunity

Under the “Spaces for engagement: using knowledge to improve public decisions” programme from GDNet and CIPPEC I recently co-facilitated an online course on Research Communications. The course lasted six weeks, with an additional week for introductions. Personally, the experience was…