Parliament for Researchers – how to write for a parliamentary audience

Organised by Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

Join this focused, practical webinar to explore writing for a parliamentary audience and presenting briefings in a targeted, proactive way. 

About this Event 

This training webinar gives a brief overview of the UK Parliament and then explores which teams at Parliament write and use research briefings, including details of House of Commons and House of Lords libraries, and POST (Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology). It outlines how to prepare and write a research briefing for a parliamentary audience, and how to use your research briefing in order to target a relevant, appropriate audience.

It is delivered by the UK Parliament's Knowledge Exchange Unit, with expert speakers from POST. The webinar is focused on practical information and advice, with plenty of opportunity for Q&A. 

Please note there is a short pre-requisite activity for this webinar; you will receive details of this with your joining instructions.

As a result of the webinar you will:

•Understand who at UK Parliament writes and uses research briefings
•Know how to present written research for a parliamentary audience
•Be aware of targeted, proactive ways to feed your research briefing in to parliament
•Know where to go for further support