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Dr Caroline Kenny

Dr Caroline Kenny

Research Associate
Social Science Section, POST
Seconded full-time to Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)
kennyc@parliament.uk

Caroline Kenny is seconded full time to the UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) as a social science adviser. This position is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. At POST, Caroline leads a research programme to study the use of research evidence within parliamentary debate and scrutiny, including the impact of POST.

Prior to joining POST, Caroline worked for the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre) at the Institute of Education, University of London. Here, she worked on two European Commission funded projects studying the use of research in education policy and practice and has supported policy-makers and practitioners from across the UK and Europe to use research in their decision making.

Caroline has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Birmingham, an MA in Research Methods from the University of Birmingham and an MA in Public Administration and Public Policy from the University of York.