The networks and organizations listed here focus primarily or often on use of research evidence studies within related disciplines, such as health, education, criminal justice, child welfare, public policy, and so on.
Launched initially as an IES research center, the Center for Research Use in Education, led by scholars at the University of Delaware, lead several initiatives in strengthening the bond between education research, policy, and practice.
The Africa Evidence Network (AEN) works to end poverty and inequality in Africa by increasing the use of evidence in decision-making.
ARCH is a hub dedicated to bringing together researchers, implementers and policymakers to facilitate knowledge exchange, coordination and collaboration for the uptake and application of research findings into policy and practice.
The Collaborative for Implementation Practice uses a relationship-focused approach to advance the field of implementation science.
The Evidence-to-Impact Collaborative at Penn State University works to transform the use of research evidence in decision-making through cross-system collaborations.
Launched in 2012, EVIPNet is a global WHO initiative that promotes the systematic use of health-research evidence in policy-making.
The FIC is dedicated to advancing the NIH mission by supporting and facilitating global health research, building health research institution partnerships domestically and abroad, and training tomorrow’s scientists to address global health needs.
The National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) works to help solve real world problems through implementation science and practice.
First of its kind in Australia, the Q Project at Monash University investigates how research evidence is used in schools, and how to support educators to better use evidence in their practice.
Transforming Evidence is a community sharing research and expertise about how evidence is generated, shared, and used.
The UK Implementation Society (UK-IS) is an independent organization and registered charity connecting those working in implementation science, practice and policy for services for people.
True to their name, What Works Clearinghouse, an investment of IES established in 2002, strives to review and report on high-quality education research meeting rigorous standards.