UCL Public Policy


Up Close and Policy: Big Data for policymaking

23 November 2017, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Event Information


Room 114, Foster Court, UCL

Are you unsure of the best routes for engagement with public policy?

Do you want to know more about when and how to communicate research to policymakers?

This session of Up Close & Policy brings together two experts in the field of big data, Prof Sofia Olhede, Director UCL’s Centre for Data Science and Sian Thomas, Head of Information Management, Food Standards Agency. Come along for your chance to ask the experts about the opportunities and pitfalls in engaging with the world of policy, find out the insights they have gained, and hear what they consider are the key lessons for successful engagement.

Lunch will be provided as part of the seminar.

Keep up with the event on Twitter using #UCLUC&P

Register for a place online