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Check out this piece in the Winter 2018 Stanford Social Innovation Review about academic-practitioner collaborations!

In October 2017 r4i's Adam Levine took part in the Behavioural Insights in Environment and Development conference in Stockholm, Sweden, co-hosted by RARE and the Stockholm Environment Institute.

In September 2017 r4i's Tiffany Davenport visited USAID in Washington DC to take part in the Evidence Resource Hub as part of Global Innovation Week.

In September 2017 we hosted an information session about r4i at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA).

Here are the details for APSA attendees:

Hilton Union Square
Nob Hill 10
Saturday, September 2
6:30-7:30pm

In July of 2017 r4i's Adam Levine visited Greenpeace International’s headquarters in Amsterdam to speak with their research staff about how to promote the use of research findings in advocacy strategy. 

In July of 2017, r4i's Adam Levine presented on a panel,  “Building Academic Research Partnerships with NGOs: Challenges and Opportunities” at the Conference on Communication and Environment in Leicester, UK organized by the International Environmental Communication Association.

In June of 2017, Adam Levine represented r4i in the Sustaining Movement Momentum and Building Political Power Conference at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was part of a “fishbowl” exercise to share opportunities and challenges of academic/practitioner partnerships.

 

In May of 2017, r4i's Adam Levine made a presentation on best practices of academic/practitioner partnerships and how research4impact promotes collaborations to the research and communication staff at Oxfam America in Washington DC.

Our kick-off workshop on January 30, 2017, at the National Press Club was designed for r4i members interested in a broad range of civic and political engagement beyond the scope of elections. Over 100 people attended, half of whom were academics and half of whom work with nonprofit organizations or government entities.

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