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Webinar: What does it mean to use research evidence well in policy and practice?


May 25th 2022 3 – 4.20pm

A new webinar to be hosted by the William T. Grant Foundation and Forum for Youth Investment, What Does It Mean to Use Research Evidence Well in Policy and Practice?, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 25 from 3PM – 4:20PM EST.


  • Lauren Supplee, W.T. Grant Foundation (Presenter)
  • Chris Sheldrick, Boston University (Co-Chair and Presenter)
  • Tom Mackie, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University (Co-Chair and Panelist)
  • Sofia Bahena, University of Texas – San Antonio (Panelist)
  • Bill Firestone, Rutgers University (Panelist)
  • Annette Boaz, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Respondent)

Three panelists will present case studies that help conceptualize what it means to use research well and identify dimensions of research use. Discussion groups will build new and shared understandings of what we mean by “quality research evidence use.”

How to Apply

To register for the event, go to the Eventbrite site linked here. Registrants will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite and a separate calendar invite with the Zoom link for the event. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Alicia Wilson-Ahlstrom at

Cost to Attend: Free