address the complex issues surrounding getting
research into the policy arena in January 2001,
and Choices' and 'Safe
Passages' Knowledge Programmes (University
of Southampton), Frontiers
in Reproductive Health (FRONTIERS) Program
(Population Council) and John
Snow International (JSI) conducted a two-day
workshop at the University
of Southampton to provide a forum for exchanging
experiences on these issues.
assist you in navigating through the web site,
here is a summary of the key areas:
background to the Workshop Getting research
into Policy including the aims of the
DAY ONE From
this section you can access all of the PowerPoint
presentations made on the first day of the workshop
and a resume of each speakers presentations.
DAY TWO This
section presents the conclusions of the three
working groups. These working groups examined
the following; improving the dissemination of
research, guidelines to maximise the utilisation
of research by policy makers, and finally, methods
for evaluating research. Day two also
contains a summary of the next steps following
This section contains the summary document resulting
from the workshop.
BOARD This includes on-line access to
a virtual conferencing facility and is currently
open to a limited number of participants.
Their comments will be incorporated into the
discussion paper before it is circulated to
a wider audience.
For further information please contact Juliet
McEachran or Ian