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Research and Innovation Services

Public Policy Training and Events

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

Policy Engagement 101 - date and location to be confirmed (including lunch)

This session is aimed at academics with little or no experience of engaging with policymakers, but who want a basic introduction to different routes to policy engagement and how to translate research for policy audiences.

In this interactive session members of the Durham Policy Hub will give an overview of the support available within the university and a basic overview of some key steps that can be taken to engage policymakers with research. Topics covered will include:

-Introduction to policy engagement and impact

-Engaging with Parliament and Government

-Methods of engagement

-Understanding the policy relevance of your research

-Support available within and outside of the university

You can register for this event here.

Policy Engagement for Impact – Wednesday 21st November at 12:00 - 14:00, Lindisfarne Centre

The Policy Hub are hosting a 'Policy Engagement for Impact' lunch time sessions where there will be an opportunity to hear from experienced academics about their experience of engaging with policy and policymakers. The next event will take place on Wednesday 14th Novenber at 12:00 till 14:00 and lunch will be provided.

If you would like to attend the workshop please register here.

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