Monthly Archives: December 2017

Neuroscience and Public Policy: Understanding, Questioning, Deliberating

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A blogpost by Martyn Pickersgill, University of Edinburgh – @PickersgillM Research on the brain is increasingly drawn upon in policy-making and family services, with consequences for parenting advice and parenting practices. Especially in the early years of children’s lives, infant brains are said to grow rapidly, and this notion has informed policies around parenting and services for   …Continue Reading


The use of evaluation in six Norwegian directories

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Øyunn Syrstad Høydal, PhD candidate, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HIOA) This blog post informs a talk at the SKAPE seminar on 13 December 2017 10 years ago, I started work in the communication department of a Norwegian directorate. My background was from the private sector and one of the first things that   …Continue Reading


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