Search Result: evidence-based policy

Nominations Sought For Evidence-Based Champion
Recognition
April 22, 2014

Nominations Sought For Evidence-Based Champion

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Britain’s New Open Access Policy Changes the Game
Open Access
April 1, 2014

Britain’s New Open Access Policy Changes the Game

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Bad data or no data leads to policy blind spots…
Featured
August 29, 2011

Bad data or no data leads to policy blind spots…

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Why academics should learn how to influence government policy
Impact
June 9, 2011

Why academics should learn how to influence government policy

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What are the needs of the policy process?

What are the needs of the policy process?

Reposted from Methodspace: a summary of the NatCen Informing Public Policy New Agendas for Social Research Conference (23-24 April 2009) Abstract: From […]

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White House Memo Details Progress on SBS Development

White House Memo Details Progress on SBS Development

In a memo released this month by the White House, updates on the National Science and Technology Council’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Subcommittee of the Committee on Science of the National Science and Technology Council were released, including a plan to advance evidence-based policymaking by next year.

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Spring 2024 Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting

Spring 2024 Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting

The advisory committee for the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate meets twice yearly to provide advice, recommendations […]

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Discussion: Promoting a Culture of Research Impact

Discussion: Promoting a Culture of Research Impact

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This discussion on the importance of research impact with Tamika Heiden and Melinda Mills aims to demystify the various pathways through which […]

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SSRC Links with U.S. Treasury on Evaluation Projects

SSRC Links with U.S. Treasury on Evaluation Projects

Thanks to a partnership between the SSRC and the US Department of the Treasury, two new research opportunities in program evaluation – the Homeowner Assistance Fund Project and the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Project – have opened.

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Connecting Legislators and Researchers, Leads to Policies Based on Scientific Evidence

Connecting Legislators and Researchers, Leads to Policies Based on Scientific Evidence

The author’s team is developing ways to connect policymakers with university-based researchers – and studying what happens when these academics become the trusted sources, rather than those with special interests who stand to gain financially from various initiatives.

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Heaven Crawley on International Migration

Heaven Crawley on International Migration

Heaven Crawley, who heads equitable development and migration at United Nations University Centre for Policy Research, discusses how the current Western picture of migration is incomplete and lacks nuance, both of which harm efforts to address the issue.

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AAPSS Names Six Scholars as 2023 Scholars

AAPSS Names Six Scholars as 2023 Scholars

Six scholars drawn from political science, sociology, economics and demography have been named 2023 fellows of The American Academy of Political and Social Science.

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