Collaboration between academic researchers and public services can take many forms.

What Works Centres

Our network of What Works Centres are designed specifically to provide the commissioners of public services with the on the impact of projects and programmes designed to improve growth, reduce crime, tackle poverty and re-design public services.

Working with Westminster

For researchers who want to influence Westminster, the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) has a dedicated Social Sciences section, funded in part by ESRC, which can provide advice and support on engaging with parliamentarians.