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Parliament for Researchers: how to engage with the UK Parliament

This training session gives an overview of the UK Parliament and how Parliament uses research, and covers ways to work with the institution as a researcher including details on select committees, the House of Commons and House of Lords Libraries, and POST. It also explores working with individual Parliamentarians. 

Parliament for Researchers: online training session

Recording of online training session delivered on 19.11.20 by Knowledge Exchange Unit, 33mins47secs long

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This is a recording of an online training session, delivered on 19th November 2020 by UK Parliament's Knowledge Exchange Unit.

This training session is aimed at academic researchers and focuses on practical information and advice.  The main presenter is Naomi Saint, Knowledge Exchange Manager, UK Parliament.

You can access other training sessions too, including how to engage with Parliament as a PhD student, early career researcher or knowledge mobiliser, plus how to work with select committees, and how to write for a parliamentary audience.

Training resources

Useful links

The links below accompany information presented in the training session.

General advice on engaging with Parliament as a researcher

Engaging with select committees

Engaging with the House of Commons and House of Lords Libraries

Engaging with POST

Engaging with All Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs)