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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 free to attend and currently only available to Research Fellows funded by the Royal Society.

Applications have now closed for the Policy Primer course to be held in March 2018.

Next course dates: September 2018 - exact dates to be confirmed.

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