Welcome to the Researcher Academy's Get Engaged with Policy programme:
"Do you know you can use your research to make a positive difference to the UK economy, our wellbeing, and to the world around us? (Capabilities in Academic Policy Engagement)
Would you like to find out more about how you can achieve this with the help of policy experts from the UK, and abroad?
Designed for post-graduates, or any researcher hoping for an introduction, the Researcher Academy’s ‘Get Engaged with Policy’ programme, provides all the tools, tips and skills required.
Throughout the programme you will hear from aspirational leaders about the value of academic policy engagement, and the ways research can inform policy as a catalyst for change.
By completing the expert training activities, you have a unique opportunity to evolve into a confident, skilful, policy engaged researcher.
You will learn how to:
Identify, map and engage with decision makers and policy influencers
Plan, write and construct a persuasive policy brief for your research
Practice, prepare and present your policy brief
The full programme is spread over four days, split between Speaker Sessions 11am to 12 and associated Workshops 12 to 3pm.
Thursday, February 2nd, 2023
Thursday, February 23rd, 2023
Tuesday, March 14th, 2023
Tuesday, April 4th, 2023
Any University of Nottingham staff researchers or interested staff members can apply to attend any of the speaker sessions dependent on availability.
Full Programme Participants must attend 11am to 3pm for every session.
Please ensure you have the capacity to engage with the programme before applying.
You are required to attend all 4 workshops of this programme to be awarded the "Engaged with Policy" certificate. Delegates interested in engaging with academic policy initiatives can apply for a limited place on the programme, by following the link, Here