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    An introduction to the principles for assessing the quality of evidence

    British Overseas NGOs for Development, 2013
    All organisations strive to base decisions on the evidence of what actually works well. NGOs are no different. This brief from Bond provides a set of principles designed by NGOs, for NGOs that aim to set a common standard for the assessing the quality of evidence of NGO performance: The five principles:
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    Quality assurance and assessment of scholarly research: a guide for researchers, academic administrators and librarians

    Research Information Network, 2010
    Quality assurance and assessment play many important roles in the research community. They inform crucial decisions on the funding of projects, teams and whole institutions, on how research is conducted, on recruitment and promotion, on what is published or disseminated, and on what researchers and others choose to read. They underpin trust in the work of the research community.
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    GRADE guidelines - best practices using the GRADE framework

    Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group, 2011
    The 2011 Journal of Clinical Epidemiology series is a collection articles that provide a guide for systematic review and health technology assessment authors, guideline panelists and methodologists on how to apply the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology framework in more detail.
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    Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group (GRADE)

    The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group began in the year 2000 as an informal collaboration of people with an interest in addressing the shortcoming
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    Research Excellence Framework (REF)

    The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs).
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    GRADE guidelines: 3. Rating the quality of evidence

    Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group, 2010
    This article introduces the approach of Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) to rating quality of evidence in health research. GRADE specifies four categories - high, moderate, low, and very low -that are applied to a body of evidence, not to individual studies.
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    Methods for the development of NICE public health guidance, third edition

    National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, UK, 2012
    The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health.
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    How to note: Assessing the strength of evidence

    Department for International Development, UK, 2013
    The “Assessing the Strength of Evidence” How to Note is published by DFID and aims to help their staff assess the strength of the evidence they are using to inform policy and programming choices. They have made the note more widely available, recognising that it may be useful to research, policy and practitioner audiences elsewhere.
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    Low carbon growth plans: advancing good practice

    2009
    This working paper summarises output from Project Catalyst, an initiative of the ClimateWorks Foundation, aimed at providing analytical support for the UNFCCC negotiations on a post-Kyoto international climate agreement. It seeks to show how to spread best practice around the world effectively by learning from and building upon the experiences of first-generation low carbon growth plans (LCGPs).
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    Introducing knowledge sharing methods and tools - a facilitator's guide

    Electronic Networking for Rural Asia/Pacific, 2010
    This guide has been developed to support facilitators in three approaches to the integration of Knowledge Sharing methods and tools into IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) funded projects:The guide covers:

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