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Networks Series 7: Networks and relationships change the nature of evidence

By Ruth Stewart, Director of the Africa Centre for Evidence   I started this blog series making the case for why we need to make relationships central to efforts to increasing the use of evidence [...]

Networks Series 6: Better networks to support the use of evidence in decision-making

By Ruth Stewart, Director of the Africa Centre for Evidence   “If you want to go far, go together. If you want to go fast, go alone.” Those of you who work in teams will [...]

Networks Series 5: Capacity-sharing to support the use of evidence in decision-making

By Ruth Stewart, Director of the Africa Centre for Evidence ‘She would take over the school given half a chance.’ That is what my school report said when I was six years old. I believed [...]

Networks Series 4: We need greater understanding of decision-making and decision-makers

By Ruth Stewart, Director of the Africa Centre for Evidence ‘A public servant at heart’. That is how I was introduced my government colleague when I helped to deliver a workshop for public servants from [...]

Networks Series 2: Production of useful evidence: the rapid expansion of the evidence-synthesis

By Ruth Stewart, Director of the Africa Centre for Evidence Systematic reviews and the production of useful evidence  I am often overwhelmed by the range of programmes and activities aiming to improve the quality of [...]

Networks Series 1: What should we do to ensure that research evidence is both useful and used?

By Ruth Stewart, Director of the Africa Centre for Evidence Introduction - Two challenges For those of us who are working to ensure that research evidence is both useful and used, there are many challenges [...]