Writing policy briefs
Duration 0.5 days
Team Institute for Policy and Engagement

Writing policy briefs 

Who should attend 

Academics with policy-relevant research who want to create a policy brief document to support their policy impact work, and APM staff who support academics on impact work. 

Learning Outcomes 

This 2 hour session will explore what a policy brief aims to do and why academics should consider creating them, what it should look like, and what content is most effective. 

Participants will: 

  • Learn how creating a policy brief can support their policy impact work 
  • Understand the objectives of a policy brief and how to use them 
  • Learn the principles of good content and good visuals for a policy brief 
  • Learn where to go for more support 
  • Have the opportunity to begin sketching out their own policy brief. 


Presentation, group discussion and interactive workshop. 

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