An introduction to achieving policy impact for early career researchers

Journal article Despite significant advances in scholarship dedicated to understanding and improving the relationships between science, policy and practice, much of the existing literature remains high level, theoretical, and not immediately accessible to early career researchers who work outside of the policy sciences. In this paper, Megan C Evans and Christopher Cvitanovic draw on the … Continue reading An introduction to achieving policy impact for early career researchers

Making an academic contribution to public policy

Sean Innis As anyone with experience in government knows, developing policy is a complex, contested process with many uncertainties and vagaries. Worthy policy ideas long in development and thoughtful in design are often left on the cutting room floor, while other ideas emerge with little thought or planning seemingly from nowhere. From the perspective of … Continue reading Making an academic contribution to public policy