Module 2. Policy Relevant Research
Policy relevant research is one of the cornerstones of a think tanks’ work. This module presents a set of principles for policy-relevant research, discusses how to balance independence, relevant and funding issues, and offers an approach to understanding policy problems.
Name: Bridging Research and Policy: Challenges for the Activist Think-Tank.
Trainer: Simon Maxwell
Date/Time: 27 Jan 12:30 GMT
Name: Strategies to increase your reach, functions and impact.
Trainer: Emily Gustafsson-Wright
Date/Time: 01 Feb 12:30 GMT
Summary: In this session, Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, will discuss the strategies she and her colleagues use to maximize reach, functions and impact of their work. Some of these strategies include partnering with organizations or individuals with presence on the ground, conducting consultative processes, and developing concrete tools to build capacity among stakeholders. These strategies bridge the learning and doing gap in an effort to more effectively inform policymaking around the world and improve the lives of all citizens.