Event facts

  • Location: Lewis Lounge, SSE Swalec, Cardiff, CF11 9XR
  • Time: Wednesday 21 June 2017, 11:30–16:30
  • Contact: Serinde van Wijk
  • More information: Registration page

June 2017


NRN-LCEE Policy Engagement workshop

The Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and Environment (NRN-LCEE) is organising a workshop on Policy Engagement, held on 21 June at the SSE Swalec Stadium in Cardiff (11.30-16.30).

The event will see speakers experienced in stakeholder engagement and policy making present case studies that highlight examples of good practice in: Translating research into policy/ knowledge exchange/ understanding evidence needs/ policy processes & evaluation/ working with Government/ identifying stakeholders/ how to engage policy makers/ etc.

Registration is now open

We are delighted to have the following confirmed speakers for the event:

Confirmed speakers

  • Henry Burgess, Head of the Arctic Office, Natural Environment Research Council
    Connecting science and policy: An Arctic perspective
  • Louise Edwards, Hub Manager for the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub
    Policymaking in Europe: the new Scientific Advice Mechanism and the role played by Wales
  • Bridget Emmett, Head of Site, Centre of Ecology & Hydrology Bangor
    Benefits of understanding and engaging with evidence needs: An academic’s perspective
  • Michael Weston, Operations Manager, UK Energy Research Centre
    Troubled Waters? Building a bridge between academia and policy
  • Graham Winter, Service Development Adviser, Research Service National Assembly for Wales
    How does research get into the National Assembly for Wales?

For abstracts and further details on our speakers please visit:


This event is free to attend but pre-registration is mandatory.

Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nrn-lcee-policy-engagement-workshop-tickets-33581945503  

Lunch and refreshments during the day will be provided, but attendees should make their own travel arrangements.


Because of the limited space available, we urge you to register as soon as possible.