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Defra and DECC Social Science Expert Panel - SD0469

Description
Up to twelve social science advisers will provide evidence based advice and challenge to the departments’ social research strategy, programme and priorities.
Objective
The remit of the panel is to:

• Support Defra and DECC to develop their social science capacity by advising on how and where social science can best contribute to meeting strategic objectives and commitments
• Advise and critically assess how Defra and DECC gather and use social science evidence and advice
• Provide independent critique/quality assurance and peer review of the design and output of social science research and evaluation studies, drawing on wider expertise where appropriate
• Keep Defra and DECC connected to relevant social science in the UK and internationally.
• Provide expert input to specific projects.
• Draft occasional expert review pieces.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2012

To: 2015

Cost: £96,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Julie Barnett, Nick Pigeon , Nigel Gilbert , Elizabeth Dowler , Jeremy Phillipson , Andy Gouldson, Simin Davoudi, Jim Watson, Sarah J. Whatmore, Patrick Devine-Wright , Harriet Bulkeley , Professor Patricia Broadfoot
Keywords
Social Research