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Transferring innovation from universities to farms

Transferring innovation from universities to farms | Research communications | Scoop.it
A program in China immersing scientists in farms resulted in significant increase in crop yields.
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Communication vital for Africa to achieve the SDGs

Communication vital for Africa to achieve the SDGs | Research communications | Scoop.it
Effective science communication is key to Africa achieving the SDGs, writes Gilbert Nakweya.
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Three golden rules for researchers when trying to inform policy • Research to Action

Three golden rules for researchers when trying to inform policy • Research to Action | Research communications | Scoop.it
In this post, we learn about the three golden rules for researchers when trying to inform policy, as set out by Dr. Charles Griffin
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Whose knowledge counts? - Research to Action

Whose knowledge counts? - Research to Action | Research communications | Scoop.it
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.
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Who, What, Where, When, Why: Using the 5 Ws to communicate your research

Who, What, Where, When, Why: Using the 5 Ws to communicate your research | Research communications | Scoop.it
A lay summary can be a useful approach to breaking down barriers and making research accessible. A good summary focuses on the important aspects of the research, but distilling this information is ...
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Four questions researchers need to ask before using the web to communicate their research

Four questions researchers need to ask before using the web to communicate their research | Research communications | Scoop.it
Adopting new tools can open up more effective ways of working and communicating research. But the new terrain can be daunting. Andy Tattersall breaks down the complexity and poses four initial ques...
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Into the Unknown: Explorations in Development Practice - Institute of Development Studies

Into the Unknown: Explorations in Development Practice - Institute of Development Studies | Research communications | Scoop.it
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A Training Workbook: Communication Methods and Scientific Advocacy - Research to Action

A Training Workbook: Communication Methods and Scientific Advocacy - Research to Action | Research communications | Scoop.it
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Three steps for reaching the right audiences in an information-saturated world

Three steps for reaching the right audiences in an information-saturated world | Research communications | Scoop.it
Liz Carlile describes three activities that help IIED understand and engage with its diverse audiences
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What is this ‘science communication’ you speak of? connecting non-scientists with your research & its role in everyday life.

What is this ‘science communication’ you speak of? connecting non-scientists with your research & its role in everyday life. | Research communications | Scoop.it
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Measuring the impact of your communications tactics: An interactive peer-learning event presented by PEC - Research to Action

Measuring the impact of your communications tactics: An interactive peer-learning event presented by PEC - Research to Action | Research communications | Scoop.it
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How to produce a policy brief • Research to Action

How to produce a policy brief • Research to Action | Research communications | Scoop.it
Policy briefs are useful influencing tools for think tanks and research institutions. This quick guide, developed as part of the Think Tank Initiative's Policy Engagement and Communications Program, is aimed at researchers and communications staff who are planning policy briefs for the first time, or want to review their approach.
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How to report scientific findings

How to report scientific findings | Research communications | Scoop.it
Tips on finding original, richer stories direct from scientific papers themselves, not just press releases.
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Agricultural Information Access Among Smallholder Farmers: Comparative Assessment of Peri-Urban and Rural Settings in Kenya | Odongo | Agricultural Information Worldwide

Agricultural Information Access Among Smallholder Farmers: Comparative Assessment of Peri-Urban and Rural Settings in Kenya
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Debate: Why aren’t farmers using agricultural tech?

Debate: Why aren’t farmers using agricultural tech? | Research communications | Scoop.it
Join our online discussion on why many smallholders in the global South can be slow to adopt innovations/new technology.
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Various factors weigh in and determine whether farmers will take up a technology or not. See my recent paper from a study on similar area of investigation here: http://journals.sfu.ca/iaald/index.php/aginfo/article/view/665

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How to: write the perfect press release for journalists

How to: write the perfect press release for journalists | Research communications | Scoop.it
Journalism.co.uk asked its readers what they want - and what they don't - from a release
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The do's and don'ts of successful media engagement - Research to Action

The do's and don'ts of successful media engagement - Research to Action | Research communications | Scoop.it
Media engagement can seem like a minefield to the uninitiated scientist. Getting 2015 off to a positive start, Research Media’s Ben McCluskey offers a helping hand, highlighting some of the common pitfalls and providing guidelines for getting engagement right.
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Calls for proposals

Calls for proposals | Research communications | Scoop.it
The ResUp MeetUp Symposium and Training Exchange is an exciting opportunity to meet and learn from fellow research uptake practitioners. More information about each part of the event are described ...
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A Training Workbook: Communication Methods and Scientific Advocacy - Research to Action

A Training Workbook: Communication Methods and Scientific Advocacy - Research to Action | Research communications | Scoop.it
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Science Writing Prize 2014 - How to write a news story from a scientific paper

Science Writing Prize 2014 - How to write a news story from a scientific paper | Research communications | Scoop.it
The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2014 launches today and to help inspire your entries we’re publishing a series of “How to” blogs here on the Wellcome Trust blog. Over the next few weeks we...
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The right weight: good practice in evaluating science communication — JCOM

The right weight: good practice in evaluating science communication — JCOM | Research communications | Scoop.it
Evaluations of science communication activities before, during and after their implementation can provide findings that are useful in planning further activities. As some selected examples show, designing such evaluation is complex: they may involve assessment at various points, a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods, and show that impacts differ when seen from different perspectives.
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How to communicate research for policy influence

The Global Development Network (GDN) is a leading International Organization of developing and transition country researchers, policy and research institutes promoting the generation, sharing, and application to policy of multidisciplinary knowledge for the purpose of development.
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