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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Policy Engagement for Researchers: how to engage with Government, in contrast to Parliament

Parliament and Government are separate institutions, with different ways for researchers to engage with each.  This training session explores how research evidence and expertise is used by various parts of Government and how researchers can engage.

Policy Engagement for Researchers online training session from KEU, delivered 19th May 2021, 55mins39secs long

This training session is aimed at academic researchers, and focuses on practical information and advice.  The chair is Naomi Saint, Knowledge Exchange Manager, UK Parliament.  The expert speakers from Government are Giulia Cuccato and Catherine Leech (Government Office for Science), Olivia O'Sullivan (Open Innovation Team) and Amy Summerfield (Ministry of Justice).

You can also access other training sessions from UK Parliament's Knowledge Exchange Unit.

Training resources

Useful links

The links below accompany information presented in the training session.