In this guest blog, Dr Rhodri Hayward explores the origins of Randomised Control Trials, which may all have been down to the humble cuppa.
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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.
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.
In this guest blog Caroline Fiennes, the Director of Giving Evidence, investigates the value of failure and its usefulness as a source of evidence.
In the guest blog by Sue Littlemore, a founding patron of the Education Media Centre, explores the potential value that academics and journalists could gain by engaging with each other's field.
In this guest blog, Professor Huw Davies from the University of St. Andrews, asks what counts as good (enough) evidence?
In this guest blog, Rosie Chadwick draws on her own experience and shares her list of suggested barriers that need to be overcome before organisations can use evidence more effectively.
In this guest blog, Naomi Eisenstadt discusses the use of evidence within the Government's Sure Start programme.
In this guest blog, our colleague Ruth Puttick introduces Nesta's Standards of Evidence for Impact Investing, new approach which is designed to help ensure that the social ventures Nesta funds make a positive difference.
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.
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.
In this guest blog, Claire Lightowler, the programme manager of Evidence-informed practice at IRISS, discusses research practice.