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Research & analysis
We combine the rigour of academia with the agility of a consultancy and the connectedness of a think tank.
Our research draws on many disciplines and methods, making use of the skills, expertise and resources of not only the institute, but the university and its wider network too.
The Policy Institute works across seven main research areas, with communications, impact and engagement an important connecting thread. Our research themes are:
The Policy Institute has built a network of visiting fellows and professors, including former civil servants, politicians, journalists and independent thinkers, who give their time and expertise to the institute and wider King’s community.
They are a valuable resource, playing a key role in strengthening the relationship between academia, policy and practice.
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The Policy Institute provides space for several initiatives and organisations from within and outside King’s that share an interest in ensuring that evidence and expertise inform policy and practice. They make up the institute's Policy Park.
The Policy Institute's work is regularly cited in the media, and its researchers often write and provide analysis for a range of news outlets. Below is a selection of our recent coverage.
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Learn about the Policy Institute team's skills, expertise and research interests
Our work spans six research themes that cover pressing societal challenges
Latest news and opinion from the Policy Institute
Our events regularly feature high-profile figures from a range of fields