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Research to Policy Training and Program Team Meeting Oct. 12-13

The UC ANR Research to Policy Training and Program Team Meeting will be held Oct. 12-13 at UC Davis ARC and UC Davis Plant Sciences. Anyone (including ANR and non-ANR personnel) who wishes to participate in the program teams that will be meeting should attend.

Wednesday, Oct. 12:
Research to Policy Program Team In-Service Training: “Pathways to Successful Engagement in Agricultural, Natural Resources, and Food Issues”

The in-service training will bring together people working on agricultural, natural resources and food issues and focus on how to use research to effectively engage in public policy. The following are some highlights:

  • Two leading, diverse experts in the role of science in policymaking will provide keynote presentations.
  • A science panel comprised of UC researchers who have successfully engaged in the public policy arena will share “lessons learned.”
  • A policy panel comprised of state agency and Senate/Assembly members will discuss how they use research.
  • Workshop modules on UC policy engagement, science communication and policymaking will be presented.

The training modules will enable participants to build a toolkit for successful policy engagement that incorporates both technical skills as well as analytical frameworks.

Thursday, Oct. 13:
First meeting of the Research to Policy Program Team

On Thursday, we will continue the momentum by discussing collaborative opportunities, future training needs and next steps at the first Research to Policy UC ANR Program Team meeting.

More details on agenda and registration will be posted on the UC ANR Program Team website as it becomes available.

If you would like to join the Research to Policy listserv on Collaborative Tools, email UC ANR Program Support Unit.

For more information about the program, contact Clare Gupta or Leslie Roche. For logistics, contact the  UC ANR Program Support Unit, Lauren McNees at (530) 750-1257 or Sherry Cooper (530)750-1256.


Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 9:57 AM

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