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Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Sandra M. Nutley


This book provides a contribution to understanding and enhancing evidence use. It draws together current knowledge about how research is used and how this can be encouraged and improved. In particular, the authors explore various multidisciplinary frameworks for understanding the research use agenda; consider how research use and the impact of research can be assessed; summarise the empirical evidence from the education, health care, social care, and criminal justice fields about how research is used and how this can be improved; and draw out practical issues that need to be addressed if resea ... More

Keywords: evidence, research, education, health care, social care, criminal justice, public services

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781861346650
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sandra M. Nutley, author