Rob Smith and Sarah Hartley summarise a recently-published article in Public Understanding of Science, where they collaborated with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council to explore how and when research councils should begin processes of public engagement.
The IR_Aesthetics collective summarise the findings of their recent research on how EU migration policies affect refugees and asylum seekers along the so-called ‘Balkan Route’, raising the question: are policies based on evidence?
In this blog, David Yarrow critically examines the value of wellbeing economics in current debates, placing it into conversation with current economic challenges brought to the fore through the UK’s response to Covid-19.
Having been part of the emerging “impact profession” and followed the agenda closely since 2008, I found Smith et al.’s book an excellent account of the controversies, consequences and challenges that has risen from the impact agenda.
Earlier this year (against the difficult backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic), Policy Press published our book, The Impact Agenda: Controversies, Consequences and Challenges, co-authored with Nasar Meer, Ellen Stewart and Richard Watermeyer.