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How evidence can help the UK’s economic growth

In this guest blog Professor Jonathan Shepherd explores how increasing public and third sector investment in crime and justice and education research will increase economic growth.

The Red Book for evidence

A guest blog from Ruth Puttick and Guy Bilgorri from Nesta calling for the creation of a 'Red Book for Evidence'. The aim being to reveal the evidence that's behind policy decisions across social care, education, health, and beyond.

The truth, the whole truth

In this guest blog Caroline Fiennes, the Director of Giving Evidence, investigates the value of failure and its usefulness as a source of evidence.

Flying kites for evidence

In this guest blog, Professor Huw Davies from the University of St. Andrews, asks what counts as good (enough) evidence?

Where is the really useful evidence?

In this guest blog, Jackie Killeen, the Scotland Director of the Big Lottery Fund, discusses the value of both finding and utilising evidence to inform organisation priorities and funding.

The absence of senior social scientists

In this guest blog, Stephen Anderson, the Director of the Campaign for Social Science, discusses why the post of Chief Social Science Advisor should be reinstated.

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