Five questions to help policy makers understand if their policy is working.
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.
Governments around the world are investing in experimentation units to improve the quality of evidence used in decision-making.
What are systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and how can policy makers use them to understand what works?
The Early Intervention Foundation’s Tom McBride explains why programme evaluation is crucial to the success of children’s service, but can be undermined by surprisingly basic issues.
Next week the Houses of Parliament are playing host to the inaugural Evidence Week. It's a chance for citizens, MPs and policymakers to talk about why evidence matters and how make the best use of it.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has used scientific methods to evaluate a new flagship policy - a first for the department. Maria O’Beirne explains how and why her team designed the trial.