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Artefacts that connect, support communication and collaboration between
different social structures and knowledge domains. A boundary object can often only enable this
as a one-way dissemination process.
Raw data without
meaning e.g. migration numbers, quotes from migrants.
Promotes and supports dialogue, reflection, and knowledge exchange as
well as providing a way of capturing those exchanges. Can be produced on paper, in a technical application, or
through a series of different resources e.g. post-it notes. The discussion
object is tailored to the specific topic needs and facilitates meaning-making
and the development of changed understandings for the group.
Departure from a
place of abode, natural home, or country for life or residence elsewhere.
Research Evidence that
is based on observation and measurement of phenomena, as directly experienced
by the researcher. The data that is collected this way can be compared against
a theory or hypothesis, but the results are still based on real life
Evidence Café Champions
Are individuals at any level of the organisation who initiate and facilitate change. They provide a grounding for the Evidence Café in three ways:
a discussion object which builds upon the evidence pyramid and represents
different types of evidence from different types of stakeholders. Rigour in the
evidence collection and analysis usually increases from; public stories, expert
reports, institutional and governmental policies and procedures, academic and
Evidence that is based upon people’s experiences and stories that are
based upon real life experiences.
Experiential stories data
Experiential accounts: evidence that is based upon people’s experiences and stories that are based upon real life experiences.
Expert interpretive analysis
Expert reviews or analytics that interpret evidence reviewing specific topics. The expertise may be framed by regulatory
standards or be framed by the individual’s expertise.
country to which migrants move and which hosts them.
The process through which individuals become
permanent residents or citizens of another country.
Data with attached
meaning for ‘who, what, where, when’ as regards migration issues.
To move into or come to live in a region or community especially as part of a large-scale and continuing movement of population.
Justified beliefs, truths, judgements and know-how, e.g. understanding cause and effects of migrant flow policies in the context of changing economic strategy
Insight on ‘why and
how’ information can be used and applied to change issues e.g. theories and
models of migration.
Is a process of sharing of ideas, evidence, experiences and expertise which is mutually beneficial to all those involved.
collection of figures, objects, symbols and events that have been gathered from
different sources. Things like migration maps, photographs, or migrants’
everyday experience can all be considered as migration data.
To leave one region
or community in order to settle in another especially as part of a large-scale
and continuing movement of population.
Procedural processes: Processes, policies and procedures that are either institutionally, nationally or internationally bound to specific topics or issues.
Processes, policies and procedures that are either institutionally,
nationally or internationally bound to specific topics or issues.
that aims to make meaning of words, acts, and events often from interviews,
observations or focus group discussions.
A social issue or process that is differentiated according to a number of possible factors such as wealth, class or gender.
A person with an interest
or concern in something, such as an organisation or a process like migration.
That is, they have a ‘stake’ in it and so are stakeholders.
data used to prove or support an argument and often generated through surveys
or administrative records.