I want to influence policy
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Research into Policy Part 1: Four reasons you may be inadvertently manipulating rather than influencing policy
Mark considers the moral premise of responsible policy engagement and discusses four ways that researchers often inadvertently lose the trust of members of the policy community.
Research into Policy Part 2: Getting heard is easier than you think - interviews with researchers and policymakers at the 2018 un-climate summit
In the second of this three-part series on getting your research into policy, Mark interviews a researcher who ended up leading a country's negotiations at a UN summit when the chief negotiator he was advising died, the head of climate science for WFF who has the discomfort of being based in the USA and the head of a global initiative to protect peatlands for UN Environment.
Using a policy seminar to establish relationships and build long term pathways to impact
In a bonus episode this week from the climate conference in Madrid, Mark provides a worked example of how to use a policy seminar to generate relationships that have the potential to deliver long-term impacts from research.
Too much of a good thing: can too much trust and privilege be bad for impact
Interview with Bec Colvin and Chris Cvitanovic from Australia National University about their work with policy on climate change and first nations communities, in which they describe surprising research about the danger of generating too much trust with policy-makers.
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