Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Challenges of Translating Research into Policy seminar

27 October 2017, 3:30 pm–7:00 pm

Event Information

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Jeffery Hall, Room 103 UCL Institute of Education (IOE), Bedford Way 20

This seminar, supported by IEHC's Early Career Forum, gathers a range of speakers with vast experience of the process of translating research into policy, both in the UK and other countries.

The aim of this event is to learn about how the policy impact process works, the challenges researchers face while trying to impact policy, and the ingredients of successful cases of research informing policy.

15:30 Registration

16:00 Welcome from Prof Amanda Sacker Head of the UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

16:10 Richard Bartholomew - How does 'policy impact' work in practice?

16:30 Prof Kevin Fenton - From evidence to action: What are the issues? 

16:50 Discussion Panel

17:10 Coffee/Tea break

17:30 Prof Sarah Hawkes - Title to be confirmed

17:50 Prof Sir Michael Marmot - Social determinants, health equity, and policy

18:10 Discussion Panel

18:30 Drinks reception

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NOTE: Places will be limited, so book early to avoid disappointment. Please only register if you are sure that you will attend.