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Scottish Policy & Research Exchange

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Online Event

Scottish Government building

The Scottish Government & Research

9 DEC – 1pm

Join Audrey MacDougall, Chief Researcher at the Scottish Government, as we explore how academic evidence is used to generate new policies in Scotland.

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job Opportunity

Policy-Academic Liaison Coordinator

SPRE is looking for someone who can help establish a network of academic-engagement champions within Scottish policymaking institutions and then support officials in developing effective partnerships with scholars.

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Knowledge Base

Plan your strategy

Our digital resources can help you plan who do you want to engage with and when it’s the best time to do so.

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Develop your skills

Our webinars can help you understand the policy landscape in your field or area of expertise. We deliver tailored sessions to departments, research groups, knowledge exchange and comms experts, and PhD students. Drop us a line to explore training options.

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Policy Connections

Network of knowledge brokers


The Brokerage is a network of academic and administrative staff at Scottish HEIs who have an interest in policy engagement. The network will allow policy professionals in government, parliament and elsewhere, to find the right experts and the right research to inform and shape decisions.

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Latest government and parliamentary inquiries

Find the latest calls for experts, government and parliamentary inquiries. From the Scottish, UK, Welsh and Northern Irish legislatures and governments.

Available to users with an ac.uk email account.


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