Our new initiative on Deliberative Public Policy has been launched as a separate blog and resources site. Here’s the first post.
16 Nov 2016
A lot of public policymaking is based on at least some form of social inquiry – how do Governments know what is going on in their societies and what do they want to do about it?
With academics and research Councils – especially the Economic and Social Research Council – obsessed at the moment with ‘impact’ of our research, its impact on policy has become a central issue.
Recent national controversies like the “Brexit” debate have – as a side issue – also focussed on the role of “experts”.
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