It is easy to spot the potential for a greater application of evidence-based policy-making

Academic researchers play a crucial role in helping society fully understand its past, analyse its present and weigh up its future, but when it com(...)

John Mooney (right) celebrates after hitting the winning runs against England at the 2011 World Cup in Bangalore, India. Photograph:  Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images

Cricket followers often bemoan the lack of television coverage of the Irish team outside of the major tournaments, but for one hour next Tuesday night(...)