A little bird told me IV: Top 10 research tweeps

Tweeps on social/public policy research, but also tweeps I follow to research immigration, settlement, diversity, multiculturalism and etc. Again, listing does not imply endorsement. Official bios in quotes, with any comments of my own following.

  1. http://twitter.com/CanadianPolicy ~ “CPRN (Canadian Policy Research Networks) is a leading socio-economic think tank based in Ottawa with a non-partisan approach to policy engagement and analysis”.
  2. http://twitter.com/researchimpact ~ “ResearchImpact is Canada’s knowledge mobilization network, connecting university researchers with community and government organizations”. Research SnapShots – nifty one- to two-pagers on a range of topics, including immigration/settlement.
  3. http://twitter.com/reportscanada ~ “Tracking government and non-government public policy reports from Canadian institutions. Run by @ottawacarl”. Current and quick info on latest research, policy and other reports.
  4. http://twitter.com/YUResearch ~ “York University’s researchers are developing new knowledge that provides insight into the scientific, economic, social, and cultural issues affecting our world”.
  5. http://twitter.com/nextbigquestion ~ “Introducing advanced research to the world”. Interesting and fun.
  6. http://twitter.com/Conferenceboard ~”The leading, global business research and membership association”.
  7. http://twitter.com/CLEONet ~ “CLEONet.ca is a web site of legal information for community workers and advocates who work with low-income and disadvantaged communities in Ontario”.
  8. http://twitter.com/thewonggurl ~ “Manager, Marketing & Communication”. Short, quick quips and tweets about local (Ottawa) and international events of interest and recent initiatives. Some personal tweeting and other unrelated to or outside of scope of interest.
  9. http://twitter.com/OECD_Centre ~ “The OECD Development Centre works on innovative solutions to the global challenges of development, reducing poverty and encouraging equality”.
  10. http://twitter.com/TVOsBIGIDEAS ~ “TVO’s BIG IDEAS is a weekly broadcast showcasing lectures, talks, symposia and other manifestations of public intellectual life”.