Knowing only outcomes, even if we know them with irreproachable validity, does not tell us enough to inform program improvement or policy revision. Evaluation needs to get inside the black box....
Carol H Weiss, 1997   Theory-based evaluation: past, present and future

Other Networks

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Danish Implementation Network

The Danish Implementation Network (DIN) contributes to the development of implementation science and practice as a distinct discipline in Denmark. DIN works to put implementation, the necessary step to bridge science and practice, on the agenda of policymakers, funders, practitioners, organisational leaders and researchers working in social care, health, education and labour market services.

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Ian Røpke

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European Implementation Collaborative

The European Implementation Collaborative engages a broad range of individual and organisational stakeholders in the field of implementation. They exist to build links and exchange learning about implementation science and practice within Europe.

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Leah Bührmann

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Implementation Network of Ireland and Northern Ireland

In 2011, the Centre for Effective Services established the Implementation Network of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Its overarching purpose is to create opportunities to promote and share learning about effective implementation of policy and practice within and across health, education and social care sectors in Ireland and Northern Ireland and internationally.

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Sarah Nevin

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Italian Implementation Network

The Italian Implementation Network (IN.it) was launched on the 31 July 2015 during the Annual Seminar of the International Association for Outcome-based Evaluation and Research on Family and Children's Services. It is an initiative of Fondazione Zancan and it aims to link social and health professionals involved in activities related to the multisite project Personalab.

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Cinzia Canali

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Netherlands Implementation Collective

The Netherlands Implementation Collaborative (NIC)'s mission is to share knowledge about effective implementation gained in (scientific and practical) research and to promote the application of this knowledge in education, practice, policy and science.

The target group of the NIC are people involved in and responsible for implementing methods in public health care and youth care. These people include: policy makers, quality engineers, (implementation)researchers and intervention developers / owners. These people are employed in the sectors practice, policy and science. People in the target group have a wide network with which they are able to share this knowledge.

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Nordic Implementation Interest Group

The aim of the Nordic Implementation Group is to support a continuation of the Nordic Conference on Implementation, promote discussions of specific Nordic implementation issues, and facilitate knowledge exchange and competence development among implementation researchers and practitioners in the Nordic countries.

A further aim is to provide an overview of related initiatives worldwide and to keep interest group members updated on international activities in the field. The website is an open resource and the posting possibility is available for interest group members who wish to share implementation-related materials and to reach a wider audience with announcements of collaborative activities and opportunities.

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Ann Catrine Eldh

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Swiss Implementation Science Network (IMPACT)

IMPACT - the Swiss Implementation Science Network - is an initiative of Nursing Science, the Department of Public Health of the University of Basel, and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. The goals of IMPACT are to: (1) Showcase implementation science projects in healthcare in Switzerland; (2) Provide networking opportunities for implementation science researchers and other interested stakeholders in implementation science; (3) Provide training opportunities for implementation science; and (4) Leverage funding options for implementation science in Switzerland.

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Sabina De Geest

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