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18 posts about Research on this blog

  1. Proving the impact of media on behaviour change

    Friday 20 June 2014, 16:20

    Kavita Abraham Dowsing and Leonie Hoijtink Kavita Abraham Dowsing and Leonie Hoijtink Director, Research and Learning and Quantitative Research Officer, BBC Media Action

    The initial findings of a potentially ground-breaking randomised control trial are exciting. But our researchers at BBC Media Action would like to know more.

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  2. Can we improve women's health without improving their status?

    Wednesday 21 May 2014, 12:20

    Laura Smethurst Laura Smethurst Research Manager, BBC Media Action

    BBC Media Action's latest research found that women’s lack of power is a consistent barrier to improve women's health in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, South Sudan and India.

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  3. Improving accountability in Kenya

    Friday 25 April 2014, 16:06

    Jackie Christie Jackie Christie Senior Production Manager, Kenya and Somalia

    As Kenya’s TV and radio debate programme Sema Kenya returns for its third season, new research explores the show’s role in Kenya’s latest elections – and identifies its positive effect, says production manager Jackie Christie.

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  4. A new Nigeria begins with me

    Monday 24 February 2014, 13:04

    Abosede Olowoyeye Abosede Olowoyeye Senior Research Officer, BBC Media Action in Nigeria

    Instead of feeling helpless, listeners to BBC Media Action programmes are beginning to appreciate their own role in making a better Nigeria, says researcher Abosede Olowoyeye in Abuja.

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  5. A man's world?

    Tuesday 28 January 2014, 14:31

    Jo Casserly Jo Casserly Research Officer, BBC Media Action

    Research Officer Jo Casserly examines the evidence of women’s participation in politics in the countries in which BBC Media Action work.

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  6. Is anybody out there?

    Tuesday 24 December 2013, 11:28

    Karen Wespieser Karen Wespieser Research Manager, Middle East and North Africa for BBC Media Action

    BBC Media Action's Karen Wespieser explains how an anniversary concert in Algiers helped Algerian broadcasters to reflect on their audience.

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  7. The challenges of conducting research in Burma

    Friday 22 November 2013, 10:54

    Chris Larkin Chris Larkin Research Manager, BBC Media Action in Burma

    Chris Larkin, BBC Media Action's research manager in Yangon, Burma on how a multi-method approach revealed fascinating - and conflicting - findings in a country experiencing its first taste of democracy. 

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  8. Putting communities at the heart of climate change communications

    Wednesday 23 October 2013, 15:55

    Rishika Das Roy Rishika Das Roy Project Officer, Climate Asia

    BBC Media Action's Rishika Das Roy on how villagers in rural Odisha used a toolkit from the Climate Asia project to help them to respond to climate change.   

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  9. From despair to hope

    Friday 27 September 2013, 14:59

    Sabina Pradhan Sabina Pradhan Research Officer, BBC Media Action in Nepal

    BBC Media Action's Sabina Pradhan in Nepal remembers one particular village she visited for Climate Asia, the largest survey into people’s understanding of climate change in Asia.

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  10. How do we get to a better evidence base on media and conflict?

    Friday 14 June 2013, 10:17

    James Deane James Deane Director, Policy and Learning

    BBC Media Action's Director of Policy and Learning on a recent review of the strength of evidence around the role of media and information in periods of conflict and political change.

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  11. Bangladesh TV drama to tackle antenatal care

    Tuesday 5 February 2013, 10:37

    Md Al Mamun Md Al Mamun Senior Research Officer in Bangladesh for BBC Media Action

    Md. Al Mamun, Senior Research Officer in Bangladesh for BBC Media Action, on how his research supports combining TV programmes with information via mobile phones to encourage more pregnant women to take up routine health-checks.

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  12. Know your audience

    Friday 30 November 2012, 17:32

    Damian Wilson Damian Wilson Project Director for Climate Asia

    BBC Media Action's Climate Asia team's challenge to attendees at the UN climate change conference in Doha.

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  13. Fieldwork for most seasons: research in Afghanistan

    Friday 21 September 2012, 15:42

    Craig Robinson Craig Robinson BBC Media Action’s Research Manager for Afghanistan

    BBC Media Action’s Research Manager on the challenges of conducting fieldwork in Afghanistan.

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  14. Cross-cultural questionnaire design: A journey without end

    Tuesday 31 July 2012, 17:48

    Chuanyan Zhu Chuanyan Zhu Research Officer

    BBC Media Action Research Officer Chuanyan Zhu on how surprising cultural differences have shaped the design of the Climate Asia survey.

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  15. Bridging research and policy with the help of Pinocchio

    Monday 2 July 2012, 12:51

    Anna Godfrey Anna Godfrey Head of Evidence

    Phoenix, Arizona. Anna Godfrey discusses highlights from the recent International Communications Association (ICA) annual conference: a gathering of the world's media and communication scholars.

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  16. Weathering change: opinions from the frontline

    Wednesday 20 June 2012, 13:18

    Tan Copsey Tan Copsey Research Manager

    While Rio + 20 is underway, BBC Media Action is undertaking the first ever Asia-wide study into the impact of climate change on people's lives, across seven countries and surveying 25,000 people.

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  17. Measuring the impact of debate programmes in Nepal

    Thursday 7 June 2012, 12:06

    Anna Colom Anna Colom Research Officer

    How research on a radio and TV debate show is helping  identify needs, barriers and drivers for change in Nepal.

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  18. A 'smile from the land of hope'

    Tuesday 10 April 2012, 14:36

    Lizz Frost Yocum Lizz Frost Yocum Senior Research Manager

    Lizz Frost Yocum reflects on the changes in Burma/Myanmar and the findings of our new survey on youth and media in the country.

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