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Skape Keynote Lecture : Annette Boaz (Kingston University London) speaking on The future relationship between evidence, policy and practice: making sure the Academy is part of the solution (not the problem)

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Skape Keynote Lecture : Annette Boaz (Kingston University London) speaking on The future relationship between evidence, policy and practice: making sure the Academy is part of the solution (not the problem)
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Speaker: Annette Boaz # Kingston University London
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Date and Time
17th Jan 2018 12:00 - 17th Jan 2018 14:00
Location
Project Room, 50 George Square
URL
http://www.skape.ed.ac.uk/research/meetings/2017_2018/skape_keynote_lecture_annette_boaz_kingston_university_london_speaking_on_the_future_relationship_between_evidence,_policy_and_practice_making_sure_the_academy_is_part_of_the_solution_not_the_problem

Lunch will be served from 12 - 12.30pm prior to the seminar commencing at 12.30pm

Annette will reflect on the state of the field, drawing on her experiences as an editor of the journal Evidence & Policy and also on her own research on the relationship between evidence, policy and practice.

Professor Annette Boaz

Annette Boaz is a social scientist who worked at the universities of Oxford, Warwick, Queen Mary, University of London and Kings College London before coming to the joint Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education at Kingston University and St George’s University of London in 2013.  She has spent more than 20 years exploring the relationship between research policy and practice in the UK and internationally.  She has conducted research for a range of funders including the UK Cabinet Office, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the Medical Research Council and the European Union. She also spent a year at the Department of Health working in the Policy Research Programme.  She worked for a number of years in the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded Centre for Evidence Based Policy.  She continues to conduct research in this field and was a managing editor of the international journal Evidence & Policy between 2008-2017. She supports a number of national initiatives aimed at increasing capacity for research use including the NIHR Knowledge Mobilization Fellowship scheme, and the UK Implementation Society.  Current projects include the Health Foundation funded Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC) in end of life care evaluation.