Watch a recording of the webinar from 8 December 2015 asking 'What is Good Evidence?', with presentations from Dr Louise Morpeth (Dartington Social Research Unit) and Michael O'Donnell (Bond).
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Jane Dodson (Alliance for Useful Evidence) shares highlights from a recent roundtable discussion on what worked- and what didn't- in the 2015 General Election fact checking campaigns, and how future campaigns can be more effective.
Last month, the Alliance for Useful Evidence and Institute for Government held a joint roundtable in Cardiff exploring opportunities for evidence exchange and policy learning between the UK and devolved governments. Here Leighton Andrews, Minister for Public Services in the Welsh Government, reflects on how the Welsh Government is demanding, creating and using evidence from across the UK to inform public service improvement in Wales.
As we publish our 'Four Nations' report, Niamh Fitzgerald (University of Stirling) and Colin Angus (University of Sheffield) discuss how and why alcohol policy has diverged in the different jurisdictions of the UK.
Howard White (the Campbell Collaboration) explains why context is everything when it comes to interpreting apparently contradictory research findings.
Today the Institute for Government (IfG), in partnership with the Alliance for Useful Evidence and Sense about Science, launched an evidence transparency framework. Jill Rutter (IfG) explains how the framework came about and how it will allow the public to hold government departments to account on how they make policy decisions.
Rachel Preen from Winston's Wish shares what the charity has learned about evidence through taking part in the Realising Ambition programme.
Rohini Pande, Charity Moore and Eric Dodge (Harvard Kennedy School) explain how bringing policymakers together with researchers to work more iteratively ensured that data from the world's largest public works programme is accessible and relevant to those who use it.
Stephen Bediako (The Social Innovation Partnership) and Jonathan Breckon (the Alliance for Useful Evidence) would like your feedback on a new map of the UK evidence ecosystem.
Daniel Schweppenstedde (RAND Europe) and Anne-Marie Reid (Childhood Development Initiative) share a case study from the Childhood Development Initiative, demonstrating how evidence that an intervention is not effective can have a valuable purpose.
Howard White of the Campbell Collaboration believes arguments put forward by the Howard League's Commission on English Prisons Today are undermined by the fact they missed the opportunity to cite the rigorous evidence that reducing the prison population will not increase crime.
Catherine-Rose from Iriss shares her reflections on using Contribution Analysis to evaluate the impact of Iriss - an intermediary organisation with a focus on knowledge sharing, evidence-informed practice and innovation.