Centre for Behaviour Change


Online workshop: Writing Impactful Research Policy Briefs

27 April 2022, 1:30 pm–4:30 pm

policy documents

Learn how to write summaries of research tailored for policy makers in order to develop and maximise impact for their work (PCUN Members only).

This event is free.

Event Information

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UCL Centre for Behaviour Change

By taking part in this workshop, participants will: 

• Know what a policy research brief is and differentiate it from other forms of communications about research
• Be able to identify relevant stakeholders to involve in the production and dissemination of policy briefs
• Know how to use images to communicate key findings effectively
• Be able to develop credible, impactful and measurable recommendations based on their research
• Know how to develop an impact assessment for a research brief 

Preparation required ahead of the workshop/requirement for registration (in order to enhance/maximise learning outcomes)

• Read policy research brief before the session
• Decide upon, prepare and submit half page summary of the material you are going to use in the workshop (submitted at least a week in advance)
• People can come with research they have already carried out, or research they are planning