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Sandra M. Nutley

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9781861346650

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.001.0001

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What shapes the use of research?

What shapes the use of research?

(p.60) (p.61) THREE What shapes the use of research?
Using evidence

M. Nutley Sandra

Walter Isabel

T.O. Davies Huw

Policy Press

This chapter presents the processes through which research enters policy and practice. It outlines the sorts of conditions and circumstances that seem to support better use of research. It discusses the extent to which research is employed, and what studies have revealed about the key barriers to — and enablers of — that research use.

Keywords:   research, research use, policy, practice, enablers

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