The organisers of the online training session ‘Parliament for PhD students – how to engage with the UK Parliament’, which took place on 9th December 2020, have kindly provided us with the session’s material.
Below you can find useful resources, and the presentation that took place on the day.
A page of ‘how to’ guides from the UK Parliament, including:
- Infographics on research impact at the UK Parliament and getting research into Parliament
- Guidance on submitting evidence to a select committee.
- Tips on writing a policy brief
- Here is our “what shall I do next” webpage to help researchers think through the steps in engaging with the UK Parliament.
Access the Power Point presentation for the online event here.
The links below accompany information presented in the online session:
- Here is the A-Z list of all UK Parliament select committees.
- Here are all current open calls for evidence from UK Parliament select committees.
- Here is a full list of UK Parliament All Party Parliamentary Groups . (Click on ‘Registers published in 2020’ and then the most recent register)
- Here is the POST website, including upcoming briefing topics, newsletter sign up and contact details for specialists.
- Here is more information on academic fellowships from the UK Parliament. (This includes PhD fellowships and those for academics later in their career)
- Here is where you can sign up for email alerts on topics which you choose. (This will include select committee inquiries and other opportunities/news)
- If you are interested in engaging with Parliament around the COVID-19 outbreak and its impacts, please see our COVID-19 researcher engagement webpage outlining the most targeted, impactful ways that researchers can engage at the moment.
For further information and advice on engaging with UK Parliament please contact:
Sarah and Laura (the Knowledge Exchange Unit) on firstname.lastname@example.org