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Talking to Honourable Members: advice for academics on giving evidence to Parliamentary committees

McLean, Iain (2011) Talking to Honourable Members: advice for academics on giving evidence to Parliamentary committees. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 May 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

How do Parliamentary committees treat academics? What is like to feel ambushed when you hoped your opinion might make an impact in policy making? Iain McLean, Professor of Politics at Oxford University, offers some insight into the experience of giving evidence as an expert witness to Parliamentary committees, and gives some essential advice for academics who might consider offering their opinions in the future.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2011 15:28
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/36573/

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