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Seven Tips from Experts on Communicating Your Research

To build researchers’ communications skills, the Mercury Project recently organized two convenings featuring Ann Searight Christiano, director of the University of Florida’s Center for Public Interest Communications, and Estelle Willie, director of Health Policy and Communications at The Rockefeller Foundation. These sessions imparted valuable lessons on effective research communication.

Frontiers in Social and Behavioral Science – June 2024

Frontiers in Social and Behavioral Science features new research in the flagship journals of the Social Science Research Council’s founding disciplinary associations. Every month we publish a new selection of articles from the most recent issues of these journals, marking the rapid advance of the frontiers of social and behavioral science.

SSRC Launches New Online Knowledge Platform

The Social Science Research Council has launched Intersections, a new online knowledge platform that curates and synthesizes research evidence on the role of religion in international affairs. Leveraging the infrastructure of the SSRC’s Research Area Mapping Platform (RAMP) initiative, its mission is to act as a resource for researchers, policymakers, media professionals, and the wider public.

The Evidence-to-Policy Pipeline

May 23rd, 2024 | 2:00 PM Eastern

In this installment of our Research to Solve Problems lecture series, Eva Vivalt (University of Toronto) will discuss her research conducted with policymakers, practitioners, and researchers at World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank workshops. The results illustrate how each of these three groups respond to and weigh evidence when it is presented to them, and which types of evidence policymakers tend to weigh more heavily.

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