The workshop held on 15 November 2013 aimed to draw together researchers in universities and science councils with policy makers in the higher education and innovation spaces. The purpose was to debate the role of knowledge producers in different types of universities and science councils in promoting innovation with marginalised communities. Researchers presented their new work, and all participants debated the policy implications of the emerging evidence. Presentations from the workshop and a policy note can be downloaded above. The full report is available on request by contacting the Policy Action Network.
The Policy > Action Network (P>AN) is hosted by the Research Use and Impact Assessment Unit (RIA) at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and is supported by the Department of Science and Technology.
P>AN supports the policy community by sourcing information on social policy with the aim of contributing to rigour in policy making and greater participation in policy processes. This site contains a range of resources including case studies, policy briefs, research reports, events info and ‘how-to’ info on getting research into policy, and getting policy into action.