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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Roundtable on the Communication and Use of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Roundtable on the Communication and Use of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Seminar on Clear and Credible Information from Social and Behavioral Science to Improve Societal Outcomes: Current Approaches and Future Directions

January 21, 2016

This policy-focused seminar brought together producers, communicators, and prospective users of social and behavioral sciences, and identified specific actions that researchers and intermediaries could take to address challenges experienced by policymakers and other potential users of social and behavioral research.


Presenter Bios
Brief Description of Presentations
Presenter Background Materials List


Bridging the Gap Between Research and Policy
Erika Poethig, Urban Institute

Education Pipeline and Workforce
Richard Laine, National Governors Association

Communications and Credibility
Robert Boruch, University of Pennsylvania

The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative: Investing in Programs that Work
Gary VanLandingham, Pew Charitable Trusts

Research-Practice Partnerships
Vivian Tseng, William T. Grant Foundation

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