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Durham University

Research and Innovation Services

Public Policy Training and Events

The Public Policy Hub run regular workshops and events throughout the year, including advice surgeries, training sessions, fellowships and showcasing events.

An Inside View of Engaging with Policy Makers - Wednesday 30th January 2019 at 12:00 - 16:00, Lindisfarne Centre

This session will be delivered by Andy Sawford who is a former MP, former member of a Select Committee and is a Durham Alumni. The session will help you to understand and engage with Parliament, parliamentarians and other key stakeholders. It will cover being proactive about raising awareness with your research and other activity, as well as being reactive to events such as select committee inquiries and government consultations. There will be some practical tips, such as ways to get mentions in Parliament. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and lunch will be provided.

This event is now at fully subscribed, please email us at to go onto the waiting list.

Policy Engagement for Impact – next date coming soon

The Public Policy Hub hosting a number of 'Policy Engagement for Impact' lunch time sessions throughout the year and they provide an opportunity to hear from academics that have experience in engaging with policy and policymakers.A date for the next session will be released soon.

If you would like to attend any future workshops please email your details to and we will keep you informed.