Richard Thurston introduces the role of social science research in policy processes, including evidence-based policy making. He considers the origins and theory underlyingevidence-based policy making and the challenges of implementing this in everyday practice.
Video recording from a talk at the ESRC First Year Student Conference in Cardiff, January 2015. Continue reading
These talks and materials address those aspects of impact that are likely to be of most interest and use to Doctoral students in the social sciences.
Mixed media, including audio from workshops hosted by the Wales DTC at Cardiff University in May 2013 and February 2014. Continue reading
Richard Thurston, Head of Research for Education & Skills, Knowledge and Analytical Services in the Welsh Government, discusses the role of evidence in policy making in theory and in practice.
This is a recording of a session hosted by the Wales DTC in the Hadyn Ellis Building, Cardiff University, on 30 January 2014. Continue reading