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How do you talk to policymakers about your work?

In January, our Up Close and Policy session had a focus on parliamentary engagement and brought together Rob Davies, Public Affairs Manager for CLOSER, a consortium of eight leading UK longitudinal studies, and Dr. Sarah Bunn, Adviser on Biological Sciences & Health, at the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology (POST), to discuss how they worked together to deliver an event in parliament in partnership with the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Childhood Obesity. 

Policy Placement: Department of Health

The Department of Health’s Strategy Unit are currently designing a new mechanism for bringing external insights and expertise into the policy work of the department. 

The latest news from across London's Global University affecting decision makers and the world of public policy, including new research and insight into pressing topics in public affairs. 

Research unit to bring evidence to forefront of mental health policy

UCL and King’s College London are leading the establishment of a new policy research unit, the NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit, which will bring mental health researchers, clinicians, service users and carers closer together. The main aim of the unit is to provide research to inform policy makers.