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.

Graduate School will be sponsoring networking opportunities over the course of the day as morning tea and lunch will be provided.

May be eligible for CDSE.

About Impact and 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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