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

We are an open–access network of around 3,000 individuals from across government, universities, charities, business and local authorities in the UK and internationally.

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Could you facilitate an Evidence Masterclass?

We are looking to recruit a number of freelance Associates to help us with delivery of our Evidence Masterclass programme in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Facilitators must have in depth knowledge of different social research designs and practical experience of using and applying evidence in policy or practice, as well as first class facilitation and presentation skills.  Find out more.


Alliance partnership with Political Studies Association Annual Awards

Although governments and policymakers have access to more evidence than ever before, this does not always feed into policy. We want to recognise where politicians have made a difference by basing policy-making on authoritative evidence. That's why we're pleased to announce that the Alliance has partnered with the Political Studies Association (PSA) to highlight a new category in this year’s PSA Annual Awards. The ‘Politician – Best Use of Evidence’ award will recognise an individual politician, working in any UK legislature since December 2015, who has made and defended a policy decision on the basis of what the body of evidence suggests is the most appropriate course of action. The awards are now open for entries and the deadline for nominations is Wednesday 6 July 2016


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