Welcome to the Institute for Policy and Engagement

The Institute connects Nottingham's world-leading researchers with the public and policymakers to share insight and solve problems. We work with academic experts from across the university who want to create real impact by providing training, advice and expertise.

Through these partnerships we will tackle together the most compelling challenges locally, nationally and globally.

University of Nottingham staff member? Discover more about the training and support we offer via our SharePoint site (internal only)

Latest news: 

The Institute has launched a policy commission to investigate a just transition to net zero. The commission, chaired by Lord Watson alongside Professor Lucelia Rodrigues from the University of Nottingham, will call expert witnesses from a range of sectors to analyse who benefits from a transition; the role and position of communities in a transition; and how to realise that transition.

The University of Nottingham is among the top five institutions globally for translation of its zero-carbon-oriented research into high-impact commercial solutions and is often called on by government and industry for partnering and advice across their strengths in electrification for transport, technologies for net zero aviation, developing green fuels, and low energy solutions for the built environment.

The commission builds upon a wide range of previous projects led by the Institute, including our SHAping Sustainable Futures research hub. Find out more about what we do on our projects page

Read our press release to find out more >

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