The skills-based training draws on the expertise of senior policy makers and researchers to help early career researchers build the skills required to initiate and sustain research partnerships with policy makers working in the health and wellbeing sector.
It teaches practical skills such as:
- Understanding policy priorities, policy realities and the policy environment
- Embarking on a new policy relationship and building your partnership skills
- Framing your research idea for a policy audience
- Engaging policy makers with your research findings.
The Prevention Centre’s Communications Manager Ainsley Burgess leads a session on effective communication of research findings to policy.