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Institute for Policy Research
A leading public policy research institute, based at the University of Bath.
Exploring the role of data and evidence in aiding policy deliberation and decision-making.
Examining the evolution of politics, the changing role of the state and policymaking.
Developing solutions to the interconnected economic, social and environmental challenges we face in the UK and globally.
Exploring universal basic income and the welfare state, family and work, focusing on the political economy, its tools, methods and explanatory frameworks.
Understanding the factors, policies and practices that promote and enhance wider participation in higher education.
Renew and reinvigorate your professional thinking by connecting with world-class academics at the University of Bath.
Develop your professional knowledge of AI, data science, policy and ethics by spending 1-2-1 time with world-class academics at the University of Bath.
Outstanding national or international academics or policymakers can apply to spend up to six months with the IPR.
Bath academics can apply to spend a semester at the IPR to work on an interdisciplinary research project with substantial policy and public engagement.
Apply now for an internship with the Institute for Policy Research (IPR).
This Masters degree offers students the opportunity to study how public policy is made, what shapes it and how to make a real difference as a policymaker.
This pioneering doctorate will enhance professional capability and critical reflection on the theories, methods and practices of policymaking.
Train to be part of the next generation of specialists with expertise in AI, its applications and its implications.
Blog: Dr Tina Skinner, Dr Matt Dickson and Dr Eun Jung Kim discuss the gender and dis-ability work and income gap, and what policymakers can do to help.
Article: Honorary Professor Sue Maguire examines the number of young people defined as NEET in the UK, and the equality of access to support and intervention.
Organised by Bristol Ideas, the Festival of the Future City aims to be the largest public debate about the future of cities
Organised as part of Bristol Ideas' Festival of the Future City, in association with TRUUD (Tackling the Root causes Upstream of Unhealthy Urban Development).
Organised by Bristol Ideas, the Festival of Economics brings together experts from around the world to debate the key economic questions of our time.