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Free seminar: how your research can shape policy and practice

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We’re delighted to be able to offer you the opportunity to attend a free seminar, Introduction to evidence-based policy: how to get your research into evidence and practice with Professor Chris Fox.

The seminar provides a brief introduction to policy-making, focusing on UK policy-making institutions.

By attending this seminar, you will better understand:

  • The role of evidence in shaping policy
  • Who makes policy
  • What is evidence-based policy
  • Practical strategies for getting evidence into policy and practice

The session is open to all staff at Manchester Metropolitan University, early career and postgraduate researchers.

Professor Chris Fox is Professor of Evaluation and Policy Analysis at Manchester Metropolitan University where he is also Director of the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit and co-lead of Metropolis.  Chris is involved in a wide range of evaluation and research projects in a number of policy areas including criminal justice, social investment and welfare reform. His recent books include ‘An Introduction to Evaluation’ (published by Sage) and ‘Payment by results and social impact bonds: Outcome-based payment systems in the UK and US’ (published by Policy Press).

This event is free to attend and lunch is provided. There are two sessions to choose from:

  • Thursday 19.03.20 10.00am – 1.00pm in Room JDE 417
  • Thursday 18.06.20 10.00am – 1.00pm in Room JDE 417

For more information or to book, visit our Eventbrite page.

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