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Public Policy|Southampton offers a series of practical policy training sessions designed to support the process of presenting your evidence to policymakers.

Delivered by external and internal experts, these sessions can be taken in isolation based on your specific needs or as a series providing the opportunity to gain a rounded view of what policy impact is, how to measure it and the tools and techniques needed to achieve it.

These sessions are open to researchers at all levels, lunch will be provided and early booking of tickets is recommended.

Please scroll down to book your place at upcoming sessions or view video from previous sessions.

 

Next session:

Policy masterclass with John Denham | 14:00 - 16:00, 1 March 2017 | Boldrewood Innovation Campus 185/3013

Delivered by former Secretary of State and University of Southampton Alumnus John Denham this session is designed for researchers with a public policy impact goal in mind. This session offers the opportunity to work in small groups with this former Cabinet Minister and establishes a simple toolkit to identify the needs of senior policymakers and how to go about engaging with them.

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Video Archive

Policy Engagement for Impact

Focussing on engaging with policy makers, this seminar invited both internal and external speakers to present different perspectives and approaches with to engaging with the policy community through research activities.

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Pathways to Impact 

Dr Stephen Kemp, Impact Framework Manager at the University of Southampton takes you through what ‘impact’ is, where the impact agenda has developed from and what research councils are looking for in a Pathway’s to Impact statement.

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How to write a policy brief

Anna McNamee explains what the policymaker audience demands from a policy brief and how you can go about creating it.

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Policy master class with John Denham

This session developed and delivered by former Secretary of State and University of Southampton Alumnus John Denham is designed for researchers with a public policy impact goal in mind. This exciting opportunity to work in small groups with this former Cabinet Minister will enhance and illuminate what works well when communicating evidence to senior policymakers.

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Identifying and responding to consultations

Director of Public Policy|Southampton and former senior civil servant Gavin Costigan unpacks the differences between Parliamentary and Governmental consultations and demonstrates some practical skills for researchers in choosing if and how to respond.

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Harnessing Twitter to influence policymakers

Public Policy|Southampton Communications Officer Gareth Giles looks at how Twitter can provide access to policy circles, how to present your findings online and how to identify online influencers.

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