Never say die

March 12, 2017

(This article was originally published at Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)

Adam Levine, Jake Bowers, and Don Green write that they are launching a new website to facilitate research collaborations with NGOs and government agencies:

New online matchmaking platform for research collaborations

Today we’re announcing an exciting new opportunity for researchers interested in partnering with people from government and/or the nonprofit sector.

Research4impact is a new online matchmaking platform that makes it easy for people from the academic, nonprofit, and governance spaces to find potential collaborators and answer shared research questions. Think of it as a cross between LinkedIn and

Through Research4Impact, you can contact folks you might conduct research with or simply those you’d like to brainstorm with — and also tap a Board of Matchmakers who can help grease the wheels and make direct introductions.

Collaborations can take many forms, such as analyzing existing data, collecting new data, and/or brainstorming about a shared topic. They can leverage and implement field experiments, surveys, interviews, existing administrative and organizational data, archival work, text, and so on.

Using research4Impact is easy (and free) — check out “How it works” for brief details about how to sign up.

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