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ESRC's Media Training 2017
ESRC is offering a one-day media training course for ESRC-funded researchers to develop skills and increase confidence to engage with the media. The course is tailored for academics at all stages of a career, including academics with little or no experience of media engagement.
Automation, women, and the future of work
Explores the impact of automation on women and work in developing countries, considering global targets on valuing unpaid care, rights to economic resources, and access and use of information and communication technologies.
Research impact symposium: resources
Resources from the panel discussion, "If evidence really matters, what can we do about it?", and launch of "The Social Realities of Knowledge for Development", an edited collection of articles jointly funded by the Impact Initiative and IDS.
Making mHealth work for all
This paper explores the future impact of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) on health and health systems. Coordinated with inputs from Gerry Bloom, Linda Waldman, Alain Labrique and Kate Hampshire.
Bangladesh in focus: the value of research
In February 2017, the Impact Initiative brought Bangladeshi development leaders together with researchers focused on the country, to explore the role research has played in the success of Bangladesh's development.
Training resources for policy engagement and communications
Health Systems Global and The Impact Initiative have developed a range of training resources for researchers on: presentations; engaging with the media; policy engagement; and using social media.
Key issues on research with children and young people
This resource highlights research, enabled by ESRC-DFID's Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation, that has directly engaged young people, or looked at factors that have enabled (or inhibited) their ability to influence what happens in their lives.
Lessons from the Digital Development Summit 2017
Missed the Digital Development Summit 2017? Read key papers and a series of blogs which explore the theme: The Future of Work. Watch the opening and key note address, and the closing panel. Visit a Storify which captures highlights.
Edited collection chapter
The pursuit of impact through excellence
Reflecting on ten years of collaborative research funding between ESRC and DFID, and looking forward to the challenges and opportunities presented by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), this chapter considers the relationship between research excellence and positive development impacts.
Edited collection chapter
Using knowledge brokerage
How do the voices of affected countries tackling HIV/AIDS inform the decisions made by global actors? This chapter documents the process by which the constituencies improved their evidence use in decision-making in order to share some lessons with other actors working in related processes.