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Research, Impact and the UK Parliament (RIUKP) training opportunity for University of Bristol research staff

5 February 2018


Want to have an impact in the UK Parliament?  

Discover how your research could broaden debate and better inform our democracy  

Plymouth Marjon University on Wednesday 21March 2018 at 1.30pm.  

At our 3 hour training event, you will learn:  

  • How to contact MPs and Members of the House of Lords from Parliament’s Outreach & Engagement Service  
  • How to work with Select Committees from a clerk of a House of Commons Select Committee  
  • How Parliament has been cited in REF 2014 impact case studies from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology 

This event was excellent - well organised, highly relevant, focused, all speakers strong, content highly practical - RIUKP Attendee  

PolicyBristol are funding 4x places per faculty for researchers (Post PhD research staff) to benefit from this training opportunity. PolicyBristol will cover the cost of the tickets and travel expenses*.

Early-career researchers and those new to policy engagement will find this training particularly appropriate.

**If you are an interested researcher and would like to attend, respond via email to Lucy Backwell @, no later than Thursday 15th March, as places are limited and may be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis ** 

*travel expenses cost not expected to exceed £70.

Once attendance is confirmed, please liaise with PolicyBristol at where you will be given further details regarding this training event. Please do not book your own tickets or travel until you have received confirmation of attendance.

Further information

If you have any queries about this event, please contact Lucy Backwell at

 Please note, if you are a PhD student and are interested in this training, please contact your training funder or the BDC.

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