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Bath Policy Engagement Academy

Information and guidance for University of Bath researchers to support them with policy engagement.

Getting started with policy engagement

Information and advice on policy engagement and policymaking processes.

Policy audiences

Guidance on engaging policymakers working locally, nationally and internationally.

Routes to policy engagement

Information and recommendations on different routes for policy engagement for researchers.

Communications, networks and impact

Information on engaging policy audiences and evidencing impact from policy engagement.

National policy networks

Graphic representing national policy networks

National policy networks exist to offer learning opportunities and routes to build your policy networks.

IPR Policy Fellowship Programme

Three light bulbs.

Learn more about the IPR's Policy Fellowship Programme which connects senior policy and decision makers with University of Bath researchers.

Learning from others

Draw insights from University of Bath academics about how they have embedded policy engagement as part of their research.

Emily Rickard and policy engagement

Emily Rickard next to a web of graphics demonstrating her research and engagement activities

By submitting evidence, writing blog posts, and engaging with the media, Emily has successfully informed policy discussions and contributed to proposed reforms.

Find out more and contact us

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 UKRI Policy Support Fund, ESRC and EPSRC Impact Acceleration Accounts.