5 February, London: Evidence Gap Maps: A tool for evidence-informed policy and strategic research prioritisation
Speakers: Birte Snilstveit (3ie) and Martina Vojtkova (3ie)
Chair: Philip Davies (3ie)
Discussants: Ellie Ott (OXFAM), Nina Marshall (ESRC), Laura Koch (DFID)
Date: 5 February, 3:30–5.30 p.m.
Venue: Manson Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Please join us for the 3ie Delhi seminar.
Theme: Improving agricultural technology adoption: policy lessons from the Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative
Speaker: Ben Jaques-Leslie, Agriculture Program Manager, Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative
Date: 6 February, 3.30-5 p.m.
Venue: 3ie, Rectangle One, 2nd Floor, 202-203, D-4 Saket District Centre, Saket, New Delhi -110017
The ResUp MeetUp community helps research uptake and communication professionals keep up-to-date with this rapidly evolving field. The symposium will focus on the following thematic areas:
i) Barriers to research uptake
ii) Principles of policy engagement, knowledge translation and research uptake
iii) Beyond the knowledge demand/supply dichotomy
iv) Understanding evidence: whose knowledge counts?
v) Knowledge, science and epistemology: How do we know what we know?
vi) Lessons from biology, psychology and sociology: What makes behaviour change (or not)?
vii) Knowledge management for research uptake: Bridging the internal/external divide
viii) Technical innovations in research uptake
ix) Monitoring and evaluation of research uptake activities
x) Thematic explorations (parallel sessions that explore specific issues related to thematic areas of concern, e.g. health, nutrition, agriculture, climate change)
xi) Country-level explorations (what approaches to research uptake have worked in specific country contexts)
3ie and the Department of Public Policy and Administration of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo (AUC) will be hosting a three-day workshop on Systematic Reviews on 19-21 February 2015.
This conference, hosted by the Wageningen University and Research Centre will focus on taking responsibility in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for systemic change. This is a conference for innovation managers, policymakers, M&E managers, evaluators, M&E commissioners, researchers, and those with M&E and results-based management responsibilities.
This workshop organised by the Center for Behavioural and Experimental Social Sciences at the University of East Anglia and The Choice Lab at the Norwegian School of Economics are holding a workshop for prospective Ph.D. students who are using or planning to use lab-in-the field experiments in developing countries.