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Science Policy Primer

This interactive two day course helps researchers better understand the rapidly changing policy landscape in the UK, and how scientific research helps to shape, and is shaped by, Government policy.

Upcoming course dates

The course is currently only available to Research Fellows funded by the Royal Society.

It is held at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG.

Next course dates: 26-28 March 2018.



This course is free for Royal Society Research Fellows.

Please contact us for further details.

Experts with backgrounds in government and academia will deliver modules and workshops on:

  •  An overview of the UK Government, Parliament and the Civil Service
  •  The Policy Cycle
  •  Government Economics
  •  Accessing Science in Government
  •  Communicating with Policymakers
  •  From Science to Policy Impact