Training for academic researchers

We offer regional training events for academic researchers called "Research, Impact and the UK Parliament". These events explore how to use research to engage with Parliament and take place monthly across the UK.  They are open to any researcher at any stage of their career.

What does the training cover?

The training events give an overview of Parliament and then cover ways to work with the institution, including details on Select Committees, legislative scrutiny, the House of Commons and House of Lords libraries and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST).  Training is interactive with plenty of opportunity for discussion and questions.  A networking session with refreshments is included.

As a result of the training you will:

  • Understand Parliament’s role and processes
  • Learn how research is used in the UK Parliament
  • Be able to identify opportunities to feed your research into Parliament’s work
  • Learn tips and advice on communicating your research at Parliament

The events will also discuss how academics are currently having impact in Parliament and give practical advice and information about how to get involved.

Where and when does the training take place?

Events take place monthly at venues around the UK.  Upcoming dates will be announced soon.

There is an attendance fee of £40, including VAT. If this fee is a barrier to your attendance, please contact us; we may make exceptions in some circumstances.

    If you have any questions about training events for academic researchers, contact POST.

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