Five questions to help policy makers understand if their policy is working.
In this blog, Dr Helen Fitzhugh shares her experience of leading the recent Mindfulness in Policing RCT and how connecting and collaborating with frontline staff was a key factor in the success of the trial.
Meet some of the experts working to make government more empirical
Evidence summaries are harder to produce than you might think. A new evaluation looks at how well the What Works Network is communicating evidence and what improvements could be made.
The 2019 highlights you've all been waiting for....
The What Works Team are looking for experts in impact evaluation to join our Trial Advice Panel to help support high quality evaluation practice across government. In this blog, Riikka Hofmann reflects on her experience as an academic member of the Panel.
Hear from David Halpern, What Works National Adviser, on his journey so far and his ambitions for the next three years.
Find out more about how the Centre for Homelessness Impact, a member of the What Works Network, is using a whole systems approach to end homelessness for good.
It's World Homeless Week. Find out more about MHCLG’s first impact evaluation of the Rough Sleeping Initiative, which shows it is starting to make a difference.
Schools, health and education policy-makers, practitioners and academics have come together in Wales to establish the world’s first national School Health Research Network (SHRN) which is catalysing a step change in school-based health improvement. Find out how the Network took a complex adaptive system approach.