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Author(s): Chris O'Brien
Publication Date: 2011
If academics want to influence policy in their areas of expertise, they must engage with policymakers. Back in 2008, a report by the Council for Science and Technology said "healthy engagement between academics and policymakers is essential to the provision of informed, evidence-based, world-class policymaking". But it is only in the past few months that the debate over how universities should actively seek to inform the policy process has come i...