Putting people at the heart of policy and practice
“How can you engage the public and partners in your research, and what’s the value? At this session, hear about practical ways that research and policy making can be done with people, and why this is important for impact and accountability.

Join experts who are engaging local communities, the public at a national level, government and other stakeholders for a discussion and Q&A.

Jessica Reedy on “Going from Research to Policy and Practice”: Hear about the Government Outcomes Lab’s extensive experience in balancing impactful real-world engagement with maintaining a reputation of academic excellence and rigour.

Miriam Levin on “Putting people at the heart of policymaking”: Miriam will talk about Engage Britain’s people-powered policy making process to tackle Britain’s biggest challenges, and share what works and lessons learnt.

Miriam Chappell on “Experts by experience”: Miriam will share Oxford Hub’s participatory approach to community engagement and encourage participants to think about how similar approaches can be used in a research context.”
Date: 19 September 2023, 11:15 (Tuesday, -2nd week, Michaelmas 2023)
Venue: Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter OX2 6GG
Speakers: Jessica Reedy (POLICY ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE), Miriam Levin (CEO of Engage Britain), Miriam Chappell (Head of Community Volunteering at Oxford Hub)
Organisers: Eliya Lucks (University of Oxford), Dr Helen Carstairs (University of Oxford), William Pryor (University of Oxford), Luke Caunt (University of Oxford)
Part of: Oxford Inside Out
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://www.ox.ac.uk/research/recognition/oxford-inside-out
Audience: Members of the University only
Editors: William Pryor, Eliya Lucks