A literature review from What Works Scotland. It draws on research from the field of health and social care on evidence informed practice and the processes through which knowledge is translated in to action. Talks about role knowledge champions and knowledge brokers and difference between research contributions and research impact
Ecosynergy Group, a research for development centre, has partnered with the Fast Track Inclusion Trust to produce a number of peer-learning resources based on applied research projects conducted in New Zealand.
Report that considers evidence from a survey of almost 500 policy makers and practitioners on how evidence is currently used, demand for more and better evidence and levels of interest in learning more from their counterparts in other parts of the UK.
The recent move to establish a series of thematic What Works Centres, including one in Scotland in 2014, offers a rare opportunity to improve the quality of evidence available.
Section of Centre for Effectiveness Services website that includes key research findings, government publications and policies, media coverage concerning children, young people, families and community (CYPFC) issues.
An online resource for academics to share research papers.
Final report of the SRHE Annual Research Award 2011/12. It considers the ‘incentivisation’ and ‘institutionalisation’ of knowledge exchange activities within the higher education policy in the UK.
It is an exploratory piece based on comparing the policy, strategies and funding incentives in the English and Scottish higher education sectors.