Researching for a reason: how your PhD research can impact policy and pract...
We are holding a one day event for post-graduate Geographers on 4th November about the relevance and scope of research in different sectors. The day will focus on how your research is important and the different ways it can impact policy, practice and as a means of measuring impact. There will also be sessions on ways you can communicate your research effectively beyond academia for maximum visibility and impact.
Stacey Davies │ Managing Director at Practical Action Publishing
Jenny Cann │Head of Research, Migration & Borders Analysis at the Home Office
Natalie Neil │ Senior Research & Impact Manager at the Fairtrade Foundation
Tim Unwin │UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, and Emeritus Professor of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also an Honorary Professor at Lanzhou Univeristy in China.
Jay Mistry │ Professor of Geography at Royal Holloway University │ Jay was the Coordinator of Project COBRA - Future Challenges, Local Solutions, an EU-funded project working with Indigenous groups in the Guiana Shield of South America.
Lydia Tanner │Consultant at Jigsaw Consult │Lydia specialises in leading complex, innovative research studies and conducts research and evaluation work relating to primary healthcare, education, community resilience and local responses to emergencies and conflict.
John King │Post Graduate Student at Royal Holloway │His research explores the relationships between social science and public policy making.
Nelly Ali │Post Graduate Student at Birkberk │ Nelly Ali has conducted a two year ethnography with street girls and young street mothers in Cairo, Egypt and has been an extensive blogger throughout her PhD.
Katie Turner | Research Officer | Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR)