Posts by Emily Hayter

For effective evidence use in policy, go beyond individual skills development

Emily Hayter shares what we have learned about skills development for evidence use

Research Week at the Parliament of Uganda in 2016.

5 tips for researchers hoping to influence policy

Getting your research seen and used by policymakers is a frequent discussion topic among our AuthorAID network of Southern researchers. We share advice from across the policy-influence sector.

The right to health: policymakers and evidence for HIV prevention

Evidence plays a critical role in designing and implementing the most effective and efficient HIV prevention policies and programmes and saving lives. But in HIV prevention policy, the topic of evidence involves many points of debate, from what constitutes ‘good’ evidence to how to negotiate the intersection between health and rights. So how can researchers effectively contribute to the policy-making process in such a controversial area?

Evidence-Informed Policy Making Parliament Learning Exchange

How to influence evidence use in parliaments: advice from five parliaments

Emerging learning points from the parliaments of Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Ghana and Zimbabwe and how to keep the discussions going...

Parliamentary information system

Evidence in African parliaments: reflections on our new paper

Author: Emily Hayter, Programme Manager, Evidence-Informed Policy Making Team, INASP Information is critical to holding governments to account. None of...

Decolonising development: power dynamics in the knowledge sector

Emily Hayter discusses how to ensure research evidence is considered as part of policy making and the role this can play in decolonizing development.

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