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Date Published: 12 July 2010

This study explores how disclosure is used by key bodies in the Australian mining industry as a means to respond to the climate change and ensure their social licence to operate.

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017
Date Published: 1 January 2017

This study is one of the first systematic investigations to consider how Australian organisations responded to the carbon tax through their management systems.

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017
Date Published: 13 February 2017

This Alliance for Useful Evidence top 10 guide aims to improve the quality, design and methods for effective evidence use.

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017
Date Published: 1 February 2013

Assessing the strength of evidence is a challenging task, and requires the application of technical knowledge and individual judgement. This How to Note aims to help staff use evidence more judiciously for the benefit of designing and implementing effective policy and programmes.

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017
Date Published: 30 November 2012

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health. NICE guidance is developed using the expertise of the NHS and the wider healthcare...

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017
Date Published: 18 January 2016

This practice guide from the Alliance for Useful Evidence and Nesta's Innovation Skills Team, has been created to help you use research evidence to improve your work.

Research evidence can help you understand what works, where, why and for whom. It can also tell you what doesn’t work, and...

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017
Date Published: 12 April 2016

This discussion paper gives an introduction to, and discussion of, a project - The Scienceof Using Science - that reviewed the literature on effective strategies to increase theuse of research evidence.

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017
Date Published: 30 June 2010

Climate change, security, pressures on the supply of energy, food and water, health and migration pose unprecedented and inter-connected challenges to the world. Science and engineering are central to identifying, understanding and addressing these challenges. In fact it is difficult to think of...

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017
Date Published: 18 December 2012

Quality in policy impact evaluation (QPIE) is a supplement to the Magenta Book and provides a guide to the quality of impact evaluation designs. It has been developed to aid policy makers and analysts understand and make choices about the main impact evaluation designs by understanding their...

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017
Date Published: 31 May 2006

This document provides guidance on the development, evaluation and implementation of complex interventions to improve health. It updates the advice provided in the 2000 MRC Framework for the Development and Evaluation of RCTs for Complex Interventions to Improve Health, taking account of the...

Format: Research
Post date: 24 March 2017