Institute for Policy Research

A leading public policy research institute, based at the University of Bath.

IPR research and programmes

We aim to further the public good through research into issues of significant relevance to policy debate and decision-making, and run postgraduate and policymaker and practitioner programmes.


IPR research

Research

We aim to further the public good through research into issues of significant relevance to policy debate and decision-making.

IPR programmes

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We offer postgraduate courses, a Policy Fellowship Programme for senior policymakers and practitioners, and an International Visiting Fellows scheme.

The IPR sabbatical scheme

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Bath academics can apply to spend a semester at the IPR to work on an interdisciplinary research project with substantial policy and public engagement.


Latest publications

Read our publications including reports, policy briefs, blogs, and the latest academic papers.


Connect with us

Find out more about the IPR, and stay up-to-date with our latest research, publications, events and news.


Join the IPR mailing list

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Keep up-to-date with our latest research, publications, news and events by signing up to the IPR mailing list.

IPR policy podcasts

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Listen to our IPR policy podcasts to catch up on the best of our lectures and seminars.


News

Our latest news stories and service updates.


Events

View our upcoming events.


This is Tomorrow

12 Sep 2019 9.30am Arts Lecture Theatre, The Edge, University of Bath

This year’s Institute for Policy Research (IPR) symposium, This is Tomorrow, aims to address the ongoing debates affecting our future.

About us

The Institute for Policy Research (IPR) is a leading institute of public policy research in the UK. We undertake and enable policy-relevant research to make an impact, through building links with the worlds of policy and practice as well as by increasing public understanding of policy research.

We deliver activities for policymakers, researchers and practitioners to enable two-way learning and original contributions to both research and practice.

Enquiries

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