Searching with a thematic focus on Manuals, Research methods, Questioning development

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    How we...uphold editorial quality

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
    For all knowledge and information intermediaries, the quality of the information they deal with is central to their work. At the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) over the last ten years, we have developed a range of Knowledge Services to encourage access to, and use of, development research and information.
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    Principles for ethical research and evaluation in development

    Australian Council for International Development, 2013
    This document is intended to promote and support improved development practice in the areas of research and evaluation, to raise awareness, and to assist in the identification of ethical issues so that well-considered decisions can be made and justified.
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    What is the evidence on the impact of research on international development? A DFID literature review

    Department for International Development, UK, 2014
    Governments of low-income countries and international development donors are increasing their funding for research at least in part on the assumption that research has positive impacts on socioeconomic development. Four pathways are commonly cited to describe how  research will contribute to development:
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    Iinclusive innovation: definition, conceptualisation and future research priorities

    Centre for Development Informatics, 2013
    There is increasing policy, practice and academic interest in “inclusive innovation”. In simple terms, this is the means by which new goods and services are developed for and/or by those who have been excluded from the development mainstream; particularly the billions living on lowest incomes.
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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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    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.