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11 November 2019

Cabinet Office Masterclass this week will help you link your research to policy

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We are hosting a Policy Masterclass in partnership with the Cabinet Office’s Open Innovation Team on Thursday 14 November from 2pm to 3.30pm.

The event is at the Innovation Centre on our Colchester Campus’s Knowledge Gateway research and technology park, just next door to Essex Business School.

We have a partnership with the Cabinet Office’s Open Innovation Team. Through the partnership we aim to build relationships with government departments to generate analysis and ideas in key policy areas.

Our partnership gives us unique access to senior policy advisors in the Cabinet Office and other Whitehall Departments. Thanks to think link our colleagues from the Cabinet Office are running a number of policy masterclasses at the University. These are introductions to the policy process, but take a very practical view.

The sessions will give you:

• A practical insight into how policy is ‘made’ in Whitehall
• An overview on how to reach a policy advisor with your research
• Ideas on routes for engagement
• Some practical examples of research ‘influencing / informing’ policy

Please apply via HR Direct. Alternatively and for more information email/call Abigail Fairhall on 01206 872698 or email

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