7 episodes

Working with different areas of Parliament can be confusing. This collection demystifies Select Committees, Scrutiny Units, Libraries and more to ensure your research has the most impact. Different stakeholders within Parliament are keen to work with academics, and this collection explores the different ways an academic may engage them. Filmed at an event hosted by the Crick Centre, and Parliament Outreach Service. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament.

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Working with different areas of Parliament can be confusing. This collection demystifies Select Committees, Scrutiny Units, Libraries and more to ensure your research has the most impact. Different stakeholders within Parliament are keen to work with academics, and this collection explores the different ways an academic may engage them. Filmed at an event hosted by the Crick Centre, and Parliament Outreach Service. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament.

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    Introduction to Parliament

    Introduction to Parliament

    Naomi Saint from the Parliament Outreach service explains some of the differences between Parliament & Government, describes the day to day work of Parliament, and introduces how academic research is used in Parliament. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament.

    • 4 min
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    Background to Select Committees

    Background to Select Committees

    An introduction to work of Select Committees within Parliament, within the context of engaging with academic research. This video covers House of Lords and House of Commons Select Committees. Select Committees are used by Parliament to create reports into the work of government, and broader areas of interest.

    • 6 min
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    A Background to the House of Commons Scrutiny Unit

    A Background to the House of Commons Scrutiny Unit

    An introduction to work of the House of Commons Scrutiny Unit within Parliament, within the context of engaging with academic research. The Scrutiny Unit deals with the financial and legislative areas of Parliament.

    • 2 min
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    A Background to the Parliamentary Libraries

    A Background to the Parliamentary Libraries

    An introduction to work of the Libraries within Parliament, within the context of engaging with academic research. This video covers House of Lords and House of Commons Libraries. The Libraries provide specialist information and briefing materials to MPs, Peers and associated staff.

    • 5 min
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    A Background to POST - Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology

    A Background to POST - Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology

    An introduction to work of the Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology (POST) within Parliament, within the context of engaging with academic research. POST support the use of research evidence within Parliament.

    • 4 min
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    Background to the Public Information Service

    Background to the Public Information Service

    An introduction to work of the Public Information Service within Parliament, within the context of engaging with academic research.

    • 1 min

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