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Communicating research effectively (TSRF infographic) (2016)

This infographic was produced by the Scottish Third Sector Research Forum (TSRF) to help third sector organisations communicate their research ...



Evidence for What? Lessons from the third sector. Event summary & actions

Summary report with actions from the Evidence for What? roundtable discussion event. April 26th 2018, Edinburgh

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Claiming an evidence-base for services and interventions (2013)

Read this briefing written by Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) and ESS to find out what it ...

Confidence Through Evidence toolkit

Making better use of evidence in social services. Developed by IRISS (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services) to ...

Engaging with evidence (2019)

This guide prepared by KTN introduces what is meant by communities engaging with evidence and why it is important.

Evidence Bank

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) together with What Works Scotland are piloting an Evidence bank.

Evidence for Success guide (2015)

The Evidence for Success guide offers easy to follow, step-by-step guidance and resources to support organisations to use evidence to ...

Evidence for Success: Collaborating with academics (2016)

Written by the Knowledge Translation Network 'Collaborating with Academics' guides third sector organisations through the process of making collaborations with ...

Evidence for what? (2016)

This infographic shows Evaluation Support Scotland's learning about evidence.

Evidence for What? Programme and discussion paper

Programme and discussion paper for Evidence for What? roundtable April 2018

Evidence from Elsewhere: Gathering, analysing and using other people's evidence (2017)

Written by the Knowledge Translation Network 'Evidence from Elsewhere: Gathering, analysing and using other people's evidence' guides third sector organisations ...

Evidence Library

Curated by the SCVO, this evidence library focuses on the Scottish Third Sector


Developed by Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) Guidebook is an interactive tool to find evidence and guidance on how to deliver ...

How to Evaluate Web Resources

A Visual Guide to Evaluating Sources on the Web

Knowledge Hub

It is free to join and offers you a secure place to exchange knowledge, ideas, insight and experience.

Knowledge into Action Toolkit

Focuses on making knowledge usable with links to tools to help present evidence and access guidance and learning resources

SSKS Portal

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) information and resources on a range of topics including but not limited to Older People, ...

UK Data Service

Holds the UK’s largest collection of digital social research data. Including guides, case studies and related documentation.

Using Evidence: What works? (2016)

'Using Evidence: What Works?’ is an introduction to and discussion of the findings from the research project The Science of ...

Webinar: What is good evidence? (2015)

Webinar from Evidence Exchange project provides an overview of different standards of evidence used by Nesta, Project Oracle and the ...

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