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Author: Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE

Year: 2016

ISBN: 978-1-909447-42-4

How Can Academics And The Third Sector Work Together To Influence Policy And Practice


In this report Carnegie Fellow Professor Mark Shucksmith argues that to make an impact on social policy universities must work more closely with civil society.  The report: explores the different approaches of both sectors to knowledge and evidence; investigates the obstacles and challenges to collaboration; highlights examples of successful interactions; and makes a series of recommendations to those in the third sector, academia and the research funding councils as to how more positive collaboration can be encourage.

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