Engaging with academics: guide for policy makers

Guidance for policy makers on how to work with academics.



Engagement between academia and government is a critical part of ensuring that policy making is informed by relevant evidence. This short guide and collection of case studies is designed to encourage and provide tips on constructive engagement with academia by policy makers.

This document is aimed at government officials working on science, technology or engineering policy, but should be useful for anyone in government who works with research.

Guidance for academics is also available.

Published 30 January 2013