Training Researchers

SSN is committed to helping scholars connect with stakeholders and promote the use of research in the policy debate. We frequently offer trainings with chapters and other academic networks, developed and hosted by our expert staff.


Training Researchers to Inform Policy (TRIP) Workshop

Training Researchers to Inform Policy is a one-day workshop that gives scholars a hands-on introduction to effective strategies for policy engagement. This workshop is focused on one thing: practical, evidence-based steps researchers can take to ensure that research findings and researchers’ perspectives inform policy.

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Media and Communications Trainings

The SSN Communications Team offers three types of trainings that help scholars pick up and hone media skills. These trainings combine presentations from experienced SSN staff with interactive learning. Each training requires approximately 2 hours, though they can be extended and customized based on specific preferences and needs.

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Upcoming Trainings from SSN

Throughout the semester, SSN offers interactive webinars to help scholars and their academic networks learn how to build relationships with policymakers, civic organizations, and journalists, so that research produced in universities and colleges can be used to improve public policy. View our training calendar to learn about upcoming workshops and register for a session.

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