About Getting Research into Policy and Practice

The University of Queensland's Centre for Policy Futures is convening a training workshop to help UQ's researchers navigate Australia’s policy landscape. Together with a team of UQ’s policy experts, the Director of the Centre, Professor Karen Hussey will:

  • Introduce you to Australia’s federal system and the respective roles and responsibilities of local, state/territory and federal governments.

  • Showcase a number of successful ‘science-to-policy’ case studies.

  • Explore what evidence-based policy means in practice.

  • Share experiences – good and bad – of interacting and engaging with the policy process, including insights into how you can connect your research with policy and program development.

  • Explain the difference between the political and policy spheres.

  • Explore the relationship between politics and science funding.

Register now for the next session on Tuesday 7 April, 2020.