Public Policy Engagement training programme for third year PhD students
Cambridge Doctoral Training Partnership
Packed with insight and practical tools, this new programme, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, offers you a unique opportunity to explore the relationship between your own research and the world of public policy.
Stand out from the crowd when you apply for your next career position:
- Explore ways to influence a broad policy audience with your research
- Hear first-hand experience from influential guest speakers
- Network and ‘pitch’ your policy recommendations to a panel of leaders in the field of public policy
Who is this opportunity for?
We are looking for twenty keen and committed Cambridge University Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences PhD students, entering their third year of PhD study in October 2015 or near completion. You do not need to have any knowledge or experience of public policy to take part in the programme.
Session 1: What is public policy? 20th October
Session 2: Universities and public policy 27th October
Session 3: Who are the policy makers? 3rd November
Session 4: Public policy in action 10th November
Session 5: Preparing your pitch workshop 17th November
Session 6: Policy Den Day 30th November
Sessions 1-4 will be held from 4pm – 7pm, in the Nihon Room, Pembroke College, session 5, will be held from 2-5pm, in Room 7 of Kenmare House and session 6 will be held from 1-5pm in the Nihon Room, Pembroke College.
The sessions will take you on a journey, starting with a broad introduction to the world of public policy, narrowing to explore policy impacts within the University environment, and finally exploring how you can engage with public policymaking, no matter how conceptual your own research might seem.
How do I apply for a place?
Please return the completed form below to email@example.com no later than 9th October. Please note that you must be able to attend all sessions.
For more information please contact Catherine Hasted firstname.lastname@example.org