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

Building informal knowledge‐sharing relationships between policy makers and academics: Insights from a PM&C engagement project

Journal Article Annette Quayle and Bernadette Kelly outline a project to encourage knowledge sharing and engagement between academics and a policy team within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. The project was designed to enhance policy advice by drawing on a group of academics outside the policy ranks to act as a sounding … Continue reading Building informal knowledge‐sharing relationships between policy makers and academics: Insights from a PM&C engagement project