Rosalind Goodrich's blog posts

27 March 2017 |

It's never too early to start planning a communications and engagement strategy, and Rosalind Goodrich argues that ideally means at the point of designing research.

1 August 2016 |

How to engage a policy audience in an approach they are not familiar with – what we've learnt from our work with WAVES.

12 May 2015 |

A visit to Rwanda with the WAVES programme brings up the question of whether you should communicate when it seems you have nothing substantial to say.

23 February 2015 |

Being disciplined about focusing on what people need to know rather than what you want to tell them will lead to a more effective communications and engagement strategy that resonates with audiences.

15 January 2015 |

The New Year encourages a revival of good intentions and resolutions to work harder at ensuring our research contributes to change.

22 May 2014 |

Protecting an island paradise shouldn't come down to money, but it sometimes seems that way for those trying to ensure that development in the Seychelles is not at the cost of its rich biodiversity.

10 March 2014 |

Life's too short for long, dull text – and when life itself is the topic, it is critical to get the message across in a quick, clear way.