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November 3, 2020

RTAC: Menu of Services

  • Education
  • Presentation
RTAC can support USAID Missions, Bureaus, and Independent Offices in a variety of ways, including: Conducting research on cutting-edge development topics. Packaging evidence generated by USAID-funded researchers in compelling, user-friendly communications products for a range of audiences. Developing R2A plans to promote the use of evidence. Designing and delivering specialized training for USAID staff, researchers, and implementing partners. Organizing and hosting high-level expert panels and convenings for U.S. Government decision makers, implementing partners, researchers, and development funders. Consulting on the design of USAID programs and research. Serving as special advisors to the Agency on key development issues. Supporting other short-term, research-based and strategic technical assistance needs....read more

September 14, 2020

Webinar Materials: Digital Strategies in Education

By RTAC

  • Education
  • Presentation
This page features webinar materials from two public webinars that focus on Digital Strategies in development as part of USAID’s “Digi-Know” series. Led by the Research Technical Assistance Center (RTAC) partner Arizona State University......read more

June 4, 2020

Research and Innovation Fellowship Program

  • Education
  • Report
This page features a review of the USAID Research and Innovation Fellowship Program conducted by John Duffy from the University of Alaska, Anchorage in collaboration with RTAC. The report provides an overview of the program and its achievements....read more

March 31, 2020

UKRI/USAID Annual Workshop on Research Impact

  • Education
  • Desk Research, Report
By Gabriela Alcaraz, Research Director—NORC at the University of Chicago for USAID Research Technical Assistance Center (RTAC) This page features resources developed by researchers at NORC under the framework of the 2nd UKRI/USAID Annual Workshop on Research Impact: Research Translation. Research translation is a process by which evidence generated by research is appropriately used to guide the work of policymakers and practitioners, as well as the future work of researchers. The following documents are available: Opportunities and Challenges for Research Translation in South and Southeast Asia Desk Research that aims to understand the pathway between research production and use to inform program and policy development in South and Southeast Asia 2nd Annual Workshop on Research Impact: Research Translation Report describing the general workshop contents and related discussions. This report provides additional information to the workshop blog post Insights from the UKRI-USAID-UNESCAP 2nd Annual Workshop on Increasing Research Impact....read more