Monthly Archives: December 2010

New mechanisms for linking research & policy – Initial workshop 22-23 Feb ’11

The expert programme on new mechanisms for linking research & policy will hold an initial workshop on 22-23 February 2011 at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica. Summary Thirty people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, will participate in a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011. The workshop is the initial […]

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Tools on Datavisualization.ch

Datavisualization.ch claims to be “the premier news and knowledge resource for data visualization and infographics”and I have no reason to doubt them. Their “tools”section is one of the most interesting on their site. To successfully visualize your ideas you need adequate tools. Pencil and paper for basic ideas. Pixel or Vector graphics for more precision. […]

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Follow up to the workshop “Towards a Caribbean Open Institute: Data, Communications and Impact”

Before the year ends I want to let you know what we have been doing and thinking about as follow-up to the discussions we had on Communicating Research for Policy Influence during last July’s workshop “Towards a Caribbean Open Institute: Data, Communications and Impact”.

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Welcome to Impact 2 point 0!

This website will be used to plan and discuss capacity building activities on new mechanisms for communicating research for policy influence. Policy development is a complex process and there are many reasons why even the best arguments backed by solid research can fail to be heard or to be acted on. Decision makers are barraged […]

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