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419 Evidence & Policy • vol 9 • no 3 • 419-30 • © Policy Press 2013 • #EVPOL Print ISSN 1744 2648 • Online ISSN 1744 2656 • http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/174426413X671086 practice Knowledge exchange between academia and the third sector Alex Murdock, alex.murdock@lsbu.ac.uk London South Bank University, UK Razia Shariff, r.shariff@tsrc.ac.uk Third Sector Research Centre, London, UK Karl Wilding, karl.wilding@ncvo-vol.org.uk NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations), UK This paper considers the different approaches to undertake knowledge

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67 Evidence & Policy • vol 15 • no 1 • 67–83 • © Policy Press 2019 Print ISSN 1744 2648 • Online ISSN 1744 2656 • https://doi.org/10.1332/174426417X15089137281991 Accepted for publication 27 September 2017 • First published online 21 November 2017 article ‘I see a totally different picture now’: an evaluation of knowledge exchange in childcare practice Ruth Emond, hre1@stir.ac.uk Carol George, carol.george@stir.ac.uk Ian McIntosh, ian.mcintosh@stir.ac.uk Samantha Punch, s.punch@stir.ac.uk University of Stirling, UK This article draws on a critical

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Authors: Mary Larkin and Alisoun Milne

Key mesages Key stakeholders need accessible, carer–related research and evidence. Lack of synthesis of and knowledge exchange around carer–related research and evidence is a systemic deficit. The ‘Carer–related research and evidence exchange network’ (CAREN) addresses this deficit. Realising CAREN’s potential will enhance the relationship between carer-related knowledge and policy and practice. Introduction The worldwide increase in the number of family carers (carers) supporting a relative who is older, disabled or seriously ill is well

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311© The Policy Press • 2012 • ISSN 1744 2648 Evidence & Policy • vol 8 • no 3 • 2012 • 311–27 • http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/174426412X654040 Key words knowledge exchange • impact • practitioner research • social work A collaborative approach to defining the usefulness of impact: lessons from a knowledge exchange project involving academics and social work practitioners Heather Wilkinson,1 Michael Gallagher and Mark Smith This paper reports on a knowledge exchange project involving academics and practitioners in six local authority social work departments. It

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Author: Helen Kara

161 NINE Dissemination, implementation and knowledge exchange Introduction Dissemination of research is essential to inform people of your findings and conclusions and to build the global knowledge base. There is a strong argument for it being unethical not to disseminate research, especially any research that is publicly funded. However, dissemination methods are under-reported in the methods literature (Vaughn et al 2012: 32). The purpose of this chapter is to help fill that gap. As we saw in Chapter Eight, presentation is a form of dissemination, but

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317 research Sustaining knowledge exchange and research impact in the social sciences and humanities: investing in knowledge broker roles in UK universities Claire Lightowler, claire.lightowler@iriss.org.uk IRISS (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services), UK Christine Knight, christine.knight@ed.ac.uk University of Edinburgh, UK Over the last decade, higher education policy in the United Kingdom (UK) has increasingly focused on the impact of academic research. This has resulted in the emergence of specialist knowledge brokers within UK

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Author: Scott Tindal

Key messages Academics view Knowledge Exchange (KE) events as an integral part of contemporary academic practice. KE events fulfil the ‘non-academic engagement’ conditions of research funding. KE events can professionally benefit academics, creating forums of ideas and opportunities for networking. KE events are opportunities for academics to give something back to society and their research participants. Introduction What motivates academics working within social sciences disciplines to engage with non-academic stakeholders through organising

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543 Reflections of ‘knowledge exchange professionals’ in the social sciences: emerging opportunities and challenges for university-based knowledge brokers Christine Knight and Claire Lightowler Through reflections on our own experiences, this paper explores one approach to knowledge exchange that appears to be being used increasingly in social sciences in Scottish universities: the employment of dedicated ‘knowledge exchange professionals’ or knowledge brokers. We argue that the ambiguity and hybridity of specialist knowledge exchange roles as they are

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399© The Policy Press • 2011 • ISSN 2040 8056 pr ac tic e Key words knowledge exchange schemes • students • voluntary and community organisations Voluntary Sector Review • vol 2 • no 3 • 2011 • 399–406 • http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204080511X608807 What can those who govern, manage and support voluntary sector organisations learn from a Merseyside knowledge exchange scheme? Louise Hardwick and Margaret Coffey This paper attempts to identify what lessons can be learned from a student knowledge exchange scheme on Merseyside. What do voluntary and

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Key words knowledge exchange • policy • children • research strategy 29© The Policy Press • 2013 • ISSN 1744 2648 pr ac tic e Evidence & Policy • vol 9 • no 1 • 2013 • 29–42 • http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/174426413X662563 Evidence, policy and pragmatics: a case study on the development of a national research and data strategy on children’s lives and the role of knowledge exchange Sinéad Hanafin, Gillian Roche, Anne-Marie Brooks and Bairbre Meaney This paper presents a case study on the transfer of research into policy and describes how evidence was used to

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