Policy Lunchbox: How to increase your policy impact as a research scientist

19 Nov 2018

Join us for the next Policy Lunchbox with Steve Ormerod, Professor of Biosciences at Cardiff University. Steve will be reflecting on the importance of academic engagement with policy. The session will also include an overview of Steve's personal experience in engaging with the policy process and how he thinks other scientists and researchers can maximise their policy impact.

Date and time

Thursday 6 December 2018 12:00 – 13:30 

Register to attend

You can register to attend for free via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-increase-your-policy-impact-as-a-research-scientist-tickets-52808542773

Venue and agenda:

Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London, WC1N 2JU

12.00-12.30 Lunch (Lunch will be provided by the Policy Lunchbox organisers)

12.30-13.00 How to increase your policy impact as a research scientist

13.00-13.30 Audience discussion with Professor Steve Ormerod


Steve Ormerod is a Professor in the School of Biosciences at Cardiff University. He is currently a board member of Natural Resources Wales, Co-director of the Cardiff Water Research Institute, Vice-President for the Royal Society of the Protection of Birds, and Chairman of Buglife.

Steve is committed to teaching researchers about how science informs policy and what impact research can have. His research interests include: Global change effects on freshwater organisms and ecosystem, river biodiversity and ecosystem service, and the ecology of river and wetland birds.