The Alliance for Useful Evidence champions the use of evidence in social policy and practice. 

We are an open–access network of more than 2,000 individuals from across government, universities, charities, business and local authorities in the UK and internationally.

Latest news

New publication: 'Knowing How To Protect: Using Research Evidence To Prevent Harm To Children' outlines some ways forward to improve evidence use in child protection. The sad reality is that abuse and neglect of children is not in decline. Much has been written about the need to rethink services and ensure that limited resources achieve the best possible outcomes for our most vulnerable children and families. This report argues that the perceived tension between using evidence to inform practice and professional judgement is misplaced and outdated. It advocates for a move toward ‘Structured Professional Judgement’, in which professional decision-making is supported by research-based standardised tools.

Upcoming events

Fostering more experimental government?

Tuesday 5th of May 2015
Institute for Government 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Previous events

The Importance of Evidence For Promoting Wellbeing Policy and Practice

Thursday 12th of March 2015
Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, BELFAST BT3 9ED

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