Blogs selected for Week Sep 19 to Sep 25, 2016

1. How academics and NGOs can work together to influence policy: insights from the InterAction report Questions over how academics and the third sector can collaborate to influence policy are not new. However, Duncan Green, in his post in The Impact Blog, has noted some interesting research and insights from the InterAction report published earlier […]

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Blogs selected for Week Sep 12 to Sep 18, 2016

1. How proximity and trust are key factors in getting research to feed into policymaking Policymakers frequently fail to use research evidence in their work. Academia moves too slowly for the policy world and its findings do not translate easily into policy solutions. Using the Department of Health as a case study, Jo Maybin, in […]

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Blogs selected for Week Sep 5 to Sep 11, 2016

1. How Much Does Publishing Cost? There have been several recent studies of what it costs to publish academic monographs, but they all mistake the cost of production with cost of publication. In his post in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, Joseph Esposito summarizes the issues and suggests a very simple way to calculate the cost […]

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