Engagement Activities: December 2016 – April 2017

Dan and Emyr participated in a workshop convened by the Future Generations Commissioner on developing priorities for the Future Generations Commissioner. Andrew and Emily presented findings from our ‘Powers and Policy Levers’ project at academic conferences in Paris and Cardiff.  Their study shows how, in the case of homelessness policy,…

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PPIW at the WISERD Annual Conference 2016

On Thursday 14th July the PPIW team (Steve, Dan and Lauren) attended the Seventh WISERD Annual Conference. The conference took place at Swansea University’s Bay Campus on the 13th and 14th July, and brought together practitioners, policy makers and social scientists to discuss and debate themes such as health; social care; wellbeing; education;…

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Early Intervention Foundation comes to Cardiff

We invited Leon Feinstein, Director of Evidence at the Early Intervention Foundation, to come and talk to the Welsh civil service about the work that they are doing. This was the first of what we hope will become a regular programme of policy seminars for civil servants. Leon talked about…

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PPIW at the WISERD Conference

The Institute convened a high powered panel at the WISERD conference to discuss the nature of evidence based policy in Wales.  The panel brought together perspectives from the political arena, the civil service, think tanks and academia.  Our speakers included: –        Chris Roberts, special adviser to the Minister for Communities…

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