How to Influence Policy

Explore best practices for influencing policymaking and how to enact change through public outreach.

Session length: 90 minutes

Trainer: Dr Jamie Gallagher

When: 12/10/2022 @ 13:30

Where: Online via Zoom

In this workshop you’ll get an introduction to the most important best practices related to influencing policymaking. This includes exploring how best to enact change through educational events, co-production, science communication, social media and targeted dissemination.

This programme is run by Jamie Gallagher, an award-winning engagement professional who works across dozens of institutions to improve the reach, profile and impact of research engagement in almost every academic discipline.  He has been named one of the ‘100 leading practising scientists in the UK’.

This is a SPARK programme – an engaging, short programme focused on developing a specific competency.

‘I thought it would be much harder to engage with policymaking but Jamie gave some really useful suggestions. Finding allies and don’t spray and pray!’ Researcher, Manchester Metropolitan University

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