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Influencing Policy: Planning Workshop

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G20, Malet Street

Birkbeck University of London

Malet Street

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Influencing Policy: Planning Workshop

Please note that this session is open to research students and staff at Birkbeck, University of London. This workshop will be run by the Public Engagement Team.

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Discuss possible ways to involve policy makers and influencers in your research. From think tanks to Select Committees, identify opportunities to connect with relevant groups or individuals. Understand the English legislative process and hear how other Birkbeck researchers have successfully engaged with policy. Take time to consider who you want to involve in your work and discuss the best ways to share your research with different groups.

Aims and objectives:

  • Consider why engagement is important for you
  • Understand the support Birkbeck offers in engagement work
  • Learn about the English legislative process
  • Consider the range of influencers you could work with
  • Hear from Birkbeck researchers about their policy influence experience
  • Know where to find more information
  • Start planning your next steps

Contributors

  • Katy Glazer (Public Engagement Coordinator, Birkbeck)
  • Jonathan Woodhead, Birkbeck Policy Advisor, will be giving an overview of the English Legislative process

And three academic members of staff will be sharing their experience of working with policy influencers:

Mapping to the Researcher Development Framework:

D3 – 5. Society and culture
D3 – 4. Policy
D3 – 2. Public engagement
A2 – 5. Intellectual Risk

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