Learning & Impact
Relay is committed to sharing knowledge and learning with others who are working to improve media coverage of international development research.
In this section, you can find Relay’s learning and impact outputs including:
Case studies that share examples of Relay’s work, its results, and recommendations
Reports with insights on the links between research, media coverage and policy influence
Multimedia including videos highlighting learning from our staff and journalists and researchers on the ground
Engaging media on tax research in Kenya and Uganda
This case study describes a project carried out by Panos Eastern Africa in 2011 as part of the Relay Programme, to strengthen media capacity to improve reporting on tax and governance in Kenya and Uganda
Reporting research on dams and development in NE India
This case study shares learning and results from a Panos South Asia project as part of the Relay programme, to report research on dams and development in Northeast India.
Promoting Research Communication – Panos Eastern Africa’s experience
This paper focuses on the critical role of the media in communicating research information, using the experience of Panos Eastern Africa as a case study.
Barriers to effective health journalism
This paper examines the barriers to effective health journalism. The paper draws on data collected by the Health Journalism Partnership on the state of support for health journalism worldwide.
Independent review report on Relay learning
The report reviews insights and learning from the Relay programme since its inception.
UDN works with the media to report research – video
Walter Akwat, Communications Officer at the Uganda Debt Network (UDN) talks about his collaboration with journalists and explains how Relay programme has helped his research organisation appreciate the role of the media and improve their communications strategy
‘The fellowship is actually continuing’ – Nayan’s story
Arup Jyoti Das, Relay Programme Manager and Wahida Rohman, Programme Associate from Panos South Asia talk about Nayan Jyoti Buyan – Relay fellow passionate about dams and development issues.
An advocate for research stories – video
Rahma Hassan, Research Assistant for the Relay Programme in Kenya tells a story of Luke Anami and how the fellowship programme improved his reporting skills.
‘People become more empowered’ – an interview with Luke Anami
Luke Anami, Relay’s journalist fellow, speaks about the importance of transparent information on public spending. Luke cooperates closely with the East Africa Tax and Governance Network (EATGN) to support his stories with research findings.