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Positioning Academic Research for Policy Relevance

February 11, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The desire to make a difference through policy-relevant research remains a key motivation for many researchers. This session focuses on the do’s and don’t of policy research, how scholars interested in shaping policy should position themselves, and the inevitable trade-offs involved in ‘speaking truth to power’.


Ann Fitz-Gerald, Balsillie School of International Affairs
Tracy Snoddon, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
John Kotsopoulos, Global Affairs Canada
Aaron Shull, Centre for International Governance Innovation

Chair: Timothy Donais, Faculty Research Ambassador (Governance and Policy)

Co-hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University.


February 11, 2022
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, ON Canada
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