Policy Impact Masterclass – 26 August 2020 recording

Recording: Watch our latest policy impact masterclass. While the session was designed as a bespoke workshop for researchers from the Centre for Biodiversity Analysis, the conversation holds some gems that researchers in other fields can benefit from. https://videopress.com/v/fLJJdnSB?preloadContent=metadata Masterclasses bring a panel of senior academics and practitioners who have significant experience working with policy makers … Continue reading Policy Impact Masterclass – 26 August 2020 recording

Evidence and policy

Blog post: Ten simple insights from Kat Smith and Paul Cairney synthesising the relationship between evidence and policy, with an introduction from Sean Innis. The role of evidence in policy is oft discussed but little understood.  There is a powerful common view that evidence should determine public policy and much wringing of hands from people … Continue reading Evidence and policy

Policy Impact Masterclass – 20 May 2020 recording

Recording: Our Masterclass series endeavours to provide practical advice for researchers about how to engage with policy-makers as well as provide researchers with the opportunity to ask questions on how best to engage with the policy-making world. Listen to the recording of this excellent masterclass with Jane Golley and Nick Biddle. As part of the … Continue reading Policy Impact Masterclass – 20 May 2020 recording

What is the question, exactly?

Subho Banerjee, Research Program Director, ANZSOG Successful collaboration between practitioners and academics can play a critical role in strengthening the evidence base for public policy decision-making. Yet it remains a rarity to see it done in a manner which is genuinely satisfying for both sides, and which generates real impact in the public policy process. … Continue reading What is the question, exactly?

Today’s Problems, Yesterday’s Toolkit

Report: Public problems are increasingly complex, requiring coordinated solutions across many actors and public involvement to collect the necessary data, define the problems, and work together on solutions. This report from ANZSOG builds on surveys across the public sector to build a picture of the state of innovation and views towards entrepreneurial approaches to problem … Continue reading Today’s Problems, Yesterday’s Toolkit

Practical tips to foster research uptake

Blog post: Emily Hayter and Verity Warne write for Integration and Implementation Insights on some practical ways that researchers and policy makers can work together to foster more systematic uptake of research in policy making. Click here to read blog post

The challenge of sound public policy

Speech transcript: In this speech delivered at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy in 2019, Sally Moyle reflects on the challenges facing the public service in delivering sound public policy, and how the academic community can rise to the vision of former Chancellor, Sir John Crawford. This speech was part of the launch of … Continue reading The challenge of sound public policy