Featuring a team of UQ’s policy experts, this workshop is designed to help researchers navigate Australia’s policy landscape in an interactive one-day forum.

This workshop includes a panel discussion and provides a comprehensive overview of the policy landscape including:

  • ntroduce the Australia’s federal system and the respective roles and responsibilities of local, state/territory and federal governments.

  • Showcase a number of successful ‘science-to-policy’ case studies.

  • Explore what evidence-based policy means in practice.

  • Share experiences – good and bad – of interacting and engaging with the policy process, including insights into how you can connect your research with policy and program development.

  • Explain the difference between the political and policy spheres.

  • Explore the relationship between politics and science funding.

The workshop is faciliated by the Director of the Centre for Policy Futures, Professor Karen Hussey.

About Impact & influence

Your research may have the potential to impact both policy and practice and influence the broader community in a number of ways. Knowing how and where to communicate your research, and understanding how to do so ethically and responsibly, will ensure your research makes an impact. 

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