Via this page, you will find regular updates of policy engagement opportunities, including policy secondments and pairings, events and training and details of government consultations and calls for evidence.

To search a database of all open opportunities related to your current area of research, log on to Overton using your University of Bath single sign-on.

To discuss any aspects of this, or for further support, please contact the IPR.

Evidence requests

POST Note contributions

POSTnotes are short evidence briefings produced by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST). POST welcomes researchers with relevant expertise to get in touch in relation to upcoming POSTnotes. If you would like to find out which research projects you can contribute to, and how to contribute, please follow the guidance on the Parliament website.

Consultations and calls for evidence

The UK Government website has a live list of open consultations and calls for evidence. While this IPR webpage will highlight notable opportunities, many others may be available on the UK Government site.

Government Office for Science academic survey

The Government Office for Science has launched a survey for academics to understand and map current policy engagement and to build an evidence base to increase the number of mid-career scientists in the Civil Service at senior levels.

Select Committee inquiries

The UK Government website has a live list of open Select Committee enquiries. You can filter by keywords and date.

AI Select Committee Areas of Interest

The Business and Trade Committee (BTC), together with the International Affairs and National Security Hub, have published an Area of Research Interest (ARI) on international regulatory landscape for Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.

Upcoming events and training

Policy networking – Criminal and civil justice

Are you a researcher, policymaker or professional working in the field of criminal and civil justice on a local, regional, national or international level? A free online networking session on Wednesday 18 September (14:00-15:00) offers you the opportunity to expand your network and build new relationships.