While it has been easy to share significant successes of getting research into action through impact awards and case studies, it has proved much harder to institutionalise learning from these. It is evident that while technical capacities matter, research to policy processes are fundamentally social, highlighting the importance of relationships and networks throughout the process of research impact.
- Nasreen Jessani - chair (vice-chair, HSG Translating Evidence to Actions Thematic Working Group/TWG and co-editor, Social Realities of Knowledge for Development)
- Amy North - panellist (University College London and contributor to the article ‘Engaging the middle: Using research to support progress on gender, education and poverty reduction initiatives in Kenya and South Africa’)
- Danielle Doughman – panellist (African Population and Health Research Centre, Kenya and contributor to the article ‘Using knowledge brokerage to strengthen African voices in global decision-making on HIV and AIDS’)
- Benjamin Uzochukwu – panellist (University of Nigeria and Health Systems Global Translating Evidence to Actions TWG member)
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