Irish Research For Irish Public Policy paper launch discussion

On September 15th, 2021, from 9:30 am to 10:30am EDT, Minister Simon Harris from the Irish Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science will launch the Royal Irish Academy’s and Irish Research Council’s Research For Public Policy discussion paper as part of the third seminar of the Research for Public Policy series. […]

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Rethinking knowledge translation for public health policy

Fafard, P., and Hoffman, S.J. (2020) Rethinking knowledge translation for public health policy. Evidence and Policy. 16(1): 165-175. https://doi.org/10.1332/174426418X15212871808802   Abstract There is continuing interest in using the best available research evidence to inform public health policy. However, all too often efforts to do so rely on mechanistic and unrealistic views of the process by […]

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Influencing Policy: Partnerships Move Research into Action

A multi-sectoral research partnership investigating precarious employment directly influenced employment policies. This case illustrates the value of partner organizations with experience in knowledge brokering, and the importance of building relationships to influence policy. Project: Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern Ontario (PEPSO) https://pepso.ca/ Impacts Increased public awareness of the scope and effects of the labour […]

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