Course Details

Applying your research to policy agendas

Event Description


5 December 2016

27 April 2017



9.30 am - 1.00 pm


Designed for:

Researchers who are interested in using the results of their research beyond academia to influence policy makers/service providers in the public, private and community and voluntary sectors.  The course will focus primarily on social sciences-type research, rather than technical sciences.



  • Session 1: Power and Influence
  • Session 2: What's special about your Research
  • Session 3: Influencing the Influencers
  • Session 4: Hints and Tips

Aims/Aimed at

  • To enable staff to identify the key entities they wish to influence
  • To examine how to influence positively
  • To have produced an action plan by the end of the session on the key steps they need to take in order that their research influences policy

Booking Information

Register for a course via Queen's Online: - Select the iTrent Training link in the list of services for staff.

Booking URL: Queen's Online
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Communication Skills, Research and Enterprise Skills
Staff Categories: Research
Keywords: Influencing, Policy, Government, Research, Engagement, Impact

Course Contact Details

Name: Staff Training and Development Unit
Telephone: 90976590/6601