DATE

 SESSION

 PANEL SPEAKER(S)

PRESENTATION

 

Day 1:

FEBRUARY 18

Parallel Session Bloc 1:

QUALITY IN METHODS: EXPLORING TOOLS FOR RESEARCH QUALITY

 

1.A Impact Evaluation for Policymaking

Beryl Leach, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), IndiaPromoting Uptake of
Impact Evaluation
Findings: The Importance
of Relevance, Utility and
Engagement
Miguel Jaramillo, GRADE, PeruEvaluating the Impact of Formality on Micro Enterprises Performance in Lima, Peru
Carolina Robino, TTI, UruguayLearning about rigorous methods to inform decision-making about what works in development policies and programming

 Day 2:

FEBRUARY 19

 

FILM SCREENING: RESEARCH TO POLICY PROCESSES  Anshu Bharadwaj, CSTEP, IndiaOptions for India’s Climate Policy
Dr. Lykke Andersen
INESAD, Bolivia
SimPachamamaSimulation and Scenario Analysis: Research for Policy Impact
   

Parallel Session Bloc 2:

RESEARCH QUALITY: OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT

     
2.B Written Tools for EngagementMargarita Beneke de Sanfeliu, FUSADES, El SalvadorFrom evidence to policy:
The Role of Research
Ethics
2.C Peer-reviewed PublishingAnnapoorna Ravichander, CSTEP, IndiaThe Making of Aditi-A Publisher’s Point of View
2.D Think Tanks' Influence During Elections•Orazio Belletini, Grupo Faro, Ecuador
•Fernando Masi, CADEP, Paraguay
•Sanjay Kumar, CSDS, India
•Jean Mensa, IEA-Ghana
•Fernando Straface, CIPPEC, Argentina
•Javier Portocarrero, CIES, Peru
Think Tanks and Elections: An Opportunity for Research, Outreach and Influence
2.E Community-engaged Research    Raghavan Suresh, PAC, IndiaInclusion of Urban Poor in
Maternal Health Service
Delivery in Bangalore
Ajaya Dixit, ISET-N, NepalSynthesized Evidence for Policy Making: Combining High Science and Citizen Science
Andrew G. Onokerhoraye, CPED, NigeriaA Case Study of Community Engagement Research to Promote Peace among Communities in Nigeria’s Niger Delta
Arthur Bainomugisha, ACODE, UgandaCommunity-Engagement Research: ACODE
Udan Fernando, CEPA
Sri Lanka
BEYOND VOICE Action Learning Case Studies: An Improvised Version of Action Research to Engage Community in Research

Parallel Session Bloc 3:

QUALITY ASSURANCE MECHANISMS

  
3.A Think Tank Organizational Self-assessment as a Means of Assuring Research QualityElizabeth Brown, R4D, USAThink Tanks’ External Context
Results from Linking Think Tank Performance, Decisions, and Context, a Global Research Project
3.B From Evidence to Policy: The Role of Research EthicsRaghavan Suresh, PAC, IndiaSocial Audit of Public Service Delivery in Karnataka using the Citizen Report Card (CRC) Approach
Seema Bhatia-Panthaki, TTI, IndiaThe Importance of Being Earnest: Stories from the Field
English