Whose Knowledge Counts?

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There are many (brilliant and essential) initiatives around better linking academic research and policy such as 3ie*, DRUSSA and Research Impact. However it is not just research-generated ‘knowledge’ that does and should inform development policy. According to Harry Jones et … Continued

What is driving the recent social media training buzz in Zimbabwe?

The buzz around social media training in Zimbabwe has definitely caught my attention. A combination of global organisations such as Web2forDev and Mercy Corps and local organisations such as; GetSocial and Techzim all have innovative social media training for people … Continued

Increasing Youth Productivity in the Middle East and North Africa: “WHAT WORKS”

Commsconsult was invited by ILO recently to facilitate  a policy panel at a recent Symposium that brought together 93 policy makers, practitioners, academics, and researchers to present and discuss the evidence base for “What Works” and what doesn’t in addressing … Continued

Storytelling: There’s so much more to talk about!

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This blog was originally published on James Harvey’s personal blog ‘Impact Futures: pathways to influence’. James is CommsConsult’s Project Manager and has developed our in-house expertise in research impact, public engagement and professional development training for researchers. People love telling … Continued