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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.


Routes to policy engagement

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


Policy audiences and communications

Information on stakeholder mapping and communicating with policy audiences.


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.


Dr Jo Daniels and policy engagement

Jo Daniels next to a web of graphics including: a survey, a roundtable, a presentation, Parliament, healthcare, and connections.

Whether presenting findings in Parliament, or taking a secondment within government, learn about how Jo Daniels has built policy engagement into her work.

Dr Kit Yates and policy engagement

Kit Yates next to a web of graphics demonstrating his research and engagement activities.

From mathematical modelling about Covid-19, to sharing his research via media and social media, learn about Kit's experiences of engaging policymakers.

Lois Player and policy engagement

Lois Player next to a web of graphics demonstrating his research and engagement activities

Throughout her PhD, Lois has been involved in numerous policy discussions about her research and also undertook a secondment with the Climate Change Committee.

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 Policy Support Fund and ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.

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