Engaging with policy makers

Early career researcher workshop, Cardiff, 26th June 2019

Do you want your research to make a real impact?

Do you want to influence policy makers and their decisions?

Do you want to expand your network?

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* – Monday 3rd June midnight

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This half day workshop will introduce the best ways to engage with policy makers. It will explore the differences in language and ways of communication used by academics and policy makers. You will reflect on the policy context in which your research exists and how you can frame your outputs to maximise impact.

The morning workshop will be followed by a mini conference where you will present your research to a mixed audience of researchers and policy makers. You will also have the opportunity to network with staff from Natural Resources Wales and Welsh Government.

Applications are open to early career researchers who are within the final year of their PhD or have up to 3 years postdoctoral research experience. Applications are welcome from any discipline providing the research relates to one of the following themes;

  • Environmental management and/or monitoring
  • Ecological resilience and ecosystem services
  • Biodiversity (particularly within Wales)
  • Economic and social resilience relating to the natural environment

Venue: National Museum of Wales – Cardiff

Date: Wednesday 26th June 2019

Time: 09:30 – 16:30

Applications will close at 12:00 (midday) on Friday 31st May.

Accommodation will be provided on the night of Tuesday 25th June for participants normally residing more than 2h travel time from Cardiff.

There is no charge for this workshop, but you will have to cover your own travel expenses.

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