This study was conducted in November-December 2016 that was designed to understand and gather insights from university academics and support staff on their perceptions and experiences of the culture of research at universities in Indonesia. This study was supported by the Government of Australia through the Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI).
Local Knowledge Matters discusses the critical role that local knowledge plays in public policy processes as well as its role in the co-production of policy relevant knowledge with the scientific and professional communities. The authors consider the mechanisms used by local organisations and the constraints and opportunities they face, exploring what the knowledge-to-policy process means, who is involved and how different communities can engage in the policy process.
White Paper: Science, Technology and Higher Education Towards Indonesia 2045 serves as input to the government in support of the preparation of the National Research Master Plan (RIRN) 2015-2019 and the following decades to 2045. This Draft National Research Master Plan is currently being finalized by the Ministry of Ristekdikti. KSI fully supports the development and publication of this white paper.
Insights, experiences and lessons learned in development were shared by government, CSOs, donors, researchers and other development partners in a Workshop held in Jakarta. The workshop was also looking at how politics being one of the factor in development policy making.
This video is about knowledge intermediaries: the people or organizations who work at the boundary between knowledge and policy. If you can work out who they are, what roles they can play in influencing change, and how to engage with them, you can build effective partnerships that bring in complimentary skills.
This video looks at how peoples’ values, interests, and beliefs affect what is considered to be relevant and credible knowledge. If you can understand what other people consider to be credible and relevant, you can work out where you need to focus your work to attract their attention.
This video will help you to understand how the wider political context affects the way knowledge is used in the policy process. It helps you to explore political will and how you can help to build momentum for change.
This video discusses the different types of knowledge used in the policy process. It talks about understanding policy narratives, which can help you to consider how the knowledge that you produce could influence the stories told about why change is needed.
This video introduces the series and what it will cover. It includes a short exercise to get you thinking about knowledge and the policy process.