Neil Robert Haddaway, Carina van Rooyen, Martin Westgateand Witness Mapanga

Neal Robert Haddaway is a research fellow at the Africa Centre for Evidence, University of Johannesburg; Carina van Rooyen is a senior researcher at the Africa Centre for Evidence; Martin Westgate is a research fellow in ecology and evidence synthesis at the Australian National University; and Witness Mapanga is a health systems and policy researcher at the University of the Witwatersrand.

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Technology Can Collect and Analyze Evidence for Policy

Creators and participants in the Evidence Synthesis Hackathon ask what’s the solution to coping with the increasing volume of evidence needed to build effective, solid policy? They argue that technology is the key. With accessible software tools and workflows, machines can be left to do the laborious work so that people can focus on planning, thinking and doing.

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