Tag Archives: IDRC

10 data visualization tips

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has just completed a survey of the use of data visualization techniques to better communicate the results of the development research it supports. They looked at 330 docments (including academic reports, project reports, media publications, etc.) and the good news is that 48% of them included some form of […]

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Impact 2.0

This book features case studies and reports on the use of “web 2.0″ and social networking applications and services to increase the impact of research on policy in Latin America. During 2010 and 2011 Fundación Comunica, with funding from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC, Canada) and assistance from the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), […]

Out To Sea on the Internet

Out To Sea: The Decline of the Sea Egg Fishery is the title of a documentary film directed by Lyn Marie Davis of the MarGov Project.Lyn Marie was one of the participants at last year’s workshop “Caribbean Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy” and the video is the product of one of […]

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Comunica launches Impact 2.0 iGuide

Fundación Comunica, together with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), has launched the Impact 2.0 iGuide: New mechanisms for linking research and policy, a guide designed to help researchers identify the right Web 2.0 tools for establishing links with policy makers, for building their online presence and credibility and for effectively communicating their research. Written […]

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Caribbean Impact 2.0

Thirty-five people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, participated in Caribbean Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy, a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011. The workshop was the initial activity of an expert programme on new mechanisms for linking research and policy. It covered fundamentals in data visualisation techniques, […]

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Impact 2.0 Kingston workshop draft agenda

The draft agenda for the workshop Impact 2.0 – New mechanisms for linking research & policy is now available. The workshop, an initial activity of the Expert Programme on New Mechanisms for Linking Research & Policy will be held 22-23 February in Kingston, Jamaica.

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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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