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InterAction: How can academics and the third sector work together to influence policy and practice?

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE


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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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Author(s): Shucksmith M

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Year: 2016

Number of Pages: 43

Print publication date: 26/04/2016

Online publication date: 26/04/2016

Acceptance date: 22/03/2016

Publisher: Carnegie UK Trust

Place Published: Dunfermline, UK


Notes: This is a report with an ISBN so I'm unsure how to classify it here. It has had considerable impact, reviewed in the THES, by Oxfam and on the LSE Impact website, generating lots of social media traffic.

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ISBN: 9781909447424