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How Do We Make Evidence Have an Impact? Podcast

Oct 2, 2019

The latest episode of the "Ask the Experts" series features Max Crowley, assistant professor of human development and family studies and director of SSRI’s Evidence-to-Impact Collaborative. 

Evidence lights the way

Sep 5, 2019

By Adam Gamoran, Science Magazine These are dark times for science and public policy in the United States. In June, it was revealed that the White House suppressed the congressional testimony of a State Department scientist on the implications of climate change for national security—just the latest…

Researchers awarded for translating research into evidence-based policymaking

Jun 5, 2019

The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) recently recognized two Penn State researchers for their significant impacts in the field of prevention science, at its annual meeting in San Francisco. Max Crowley, assistant professor of human development and family studies and director of the Social…

Building and Using Evidence to Improve Government Effectiveness

Apr 1, 2019

This chapter in the FY2020 President’s Budget discusses the importance of evidence in improving government effectiveness and strategies to learn and improve, including learning agendas, program evaluation, harnessing data, and promoting transparency and accountability. 

Crowley and Scott to speak at American Youth Policy Forum

Mar 19, 2019

Penn State’s Max Crowley and Taylor Scott, along with Emily Douglas, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will be presenting on the Research-to-Policy Collaboration Model at the American Youth Policy Forum taking place March 25, 10 – 11:30 a.m. in Washington D.C. At the forum, “Evidence-Based Policy:…

Sharing your research expertise with policymakers

Feb 18, 2019

Please consider joining the Rapid Response Network for the Research-to-Policy Collaboration (RPC), which involves preparing and engaging researchers around policy efforts related to their expertise because doing so is thought to support policymakers' use of research evidence. We are identifying…

February's Headlines Webchat to Feature a Deep Dive on Evidence-Based Policymaking

Feb 6, 2019

COSSA members are encouraged to sign up for the monthly Headlines webchat on February 14 at 2:00 pm Eastern, in which COSSA staff will recap the most important social and behavioral science news from the past month and answer participants' questions. The February chat will feature a deep dive  …

Former U.S. Census director Robert Groves to present Clogg Lectures

Mar 19, 2018

Robert M. Groves, executive vice president and provost and Gerard J. Campbell S.J. Professor in the Department of Math and Statistics and the Department of Sociology at Georgetown University, will present the 2018 Clifford C. Clogg Memorial Lectures on March 26 and 27 at the Penn State University…