Evidence-based decision making

Briefing paper

14 Feb 2019
400

This briefing paper teases out the challenges and opportunities around co-producing evidence appropriate to participatory social policy and practice, and increasing people’s control within communities and services.

Guide

31 Jan 2019
20

This guide has been developed to help organisations understand the value of involving children and young people in decisions that affect them, and to walk you through aspects to consider when involving children and young people in decision making processes that affect them.

Presentation

7 Jan 2019
166

The Policy Skills Framework (PSF) is a common description of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of the modern policy professional. This framework outlines the mix of skills policy practitioners need, allowing for varying levels of experience in each component (from developing to expert/leading), acknowledging...

Transcript

Alf Rattigan Lecture 2018
26 Nov 2018
187

Few within government would deny that evidence-based policy-making is important to achieving good outcomes. Australia’s history provides ample support for that. But it is also apparent that practice over the past decade has fallen short of the ideals espoused.

Journal article

18 Nov 2018
12

Smart city and smart home concepts have become increasingly popular, especially in the last decade. Many people have positive notions of living in a smart city or smart home, but not too many users can really define what these concepts mean. One of the reasons...

Article

15 Nov 2018
8

Governments aren’t doing the research needed to underpin rigorous policy development, worries Grattan Institute CEO, John Daley.

Journal article

17 Oct 2018
162

This review synthesises empirical and theoretical studies about groups engaging with highly technical information and applying clear and efficient processes that take into account diversity of membership in order to make collective decisions.

Journal article

28 Aug 2018
299

In most established democracies, there is a desire to combine policymaking with evidence, earning a notch of legitimacy for policy and research alike. The use of evidence in policymaking is a good idea, but like many good ideas it is more complicated in practice than...

Article

16 Aug 2018
270

Policymakers need empirical research, and a lot of researchers aspire to influence public policy, writes Stephen Easton.

Commentary

10 Jul 2018
31

Billions of taxpayer dollars are committed before all the evidence for, and against, infrastructure projects is in, and basic rules of economic modelling are broken.

Blog post

5 Jul 2018
607

There is an accepted need to bridge the gap between academic research and public policy. Knowledge brokers, individuals or organisations sympathetic to both research and policymaking cultures and able to mediate between the two, represent one way of doing so.

Journal article

15 Jun 2018
5

Think-tanks and their researchers are located within an interstitial and ill-defined ‘space between fields’; a space both constituted and divided by the worlds of academia, politics, journalism and business. Drawing on interviews with think-tank researchers, this paper explores how these interstitial intellectuals produce policy reports....

Report

31 Mar 2018
244

Evidence-based decision making (EBDM) is a framework that has yielded huge benefits in fields ranging from medicine to social policy. While the concept is becoming popular in the built environment sector and terms such as “evidence-based design” are now widely used, our research has shown...

Journal article

7 Mar 2018
6

This research article aims to measure the extent to which a range of tools and systems to support research use were available within six Australian agencies with a role in health policy, and examine whether this was related to the extent of engagement with, and...

Report

1 Nov 2016
15

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically the civil divisions of the Local, District and the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)....

Report

1 Nov 2016
11

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically the civil divisions of the Local, District and the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)....

Report

1 Nov 2016
8

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically the civil divisions of the Local, District and the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)....

Report

1 Nov 2016
9

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically the civil divisions of the Local, District and the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)....

Report

1 Nov 2016
15

The Department of Justice NSW is seeking to optimise the use of civil court and tribunal data for evidence-based decision-making, specifically the civil divisions of the Local, District and the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court, and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)....

Systematic review

A rapid systematic review for NICE by its Research Support Unit
11 Jan 2016
4

This review was commissioned by The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) from its Research Support Unit (a multi-disciplinary academic unit based at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE)) to provide a rapid assessment of the evidence for the impact of the structure...

Overview

 

Items: 21