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BPEA team and how we can help

Find out who to contact about different aspects of policy engagement via the Bath Policy Engagement Academy.

The Bath Policy Engagement Academy (BPEA) is a pilot project led by the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) to advance the University’s policy engagement activities. It is funded from the Policy Support Fund and ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.

Amy Thompson

    • Contact Amy (Head of Policy Programmes and Communications) for:
    • Advice on how to engage with senior policymakers from national or regional government.
    • To apply for policy engagement cohort training, designed for University of Bath ECRs and people new to policy engagement, including those that have transferred to new research areas.
    • Policy engagement coaching for significant research bids. (Please ensure good time to enable effective advice).
    • Advice when called to give evidence.
    • Advice on applications for external research to policy fellowships.
    • If you are interested in attending UNFCCC conferences.
    • Email Amy

Andy Dunne

    • Contact Andy (Policy Engagement Manager) for:
    • Advice related to the BPEA online guides.
    • Enquiries about the IPR Policy Fellowship Programmes, including 1-2-1 advice if you have not taken part before.
    • Advice on communicating research for policy audiences including via blogs, media and social media.
    • Email Andy

Claudia Torres-Cervantes