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Hannah Corbett

Head of Communications and Engagement

Hannah leads the Communications and Engagement Unit which is responsible for the coordination, planning and delivery of cross-institutional corporate communications, publishing, marketing and policy engagement.

Hannah has over 10 years of communications and policy engagement experience gained working in, and with, academic institutions as well as organisations in the charitable, public and private sectors. 

During her time at IDS, she has helped develop and strengthen the institutional approach to public affairs and policy engagement, as well as designed and delivered research communications and policy engagement training for postgraduate students, IDS staff and others working in the international development sector.

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Engaging Research with Policy and Practice

Published by Institute of Development Studies and The Impact Initiative

How can research evidence influence policy and practice? This Learning Guide seeks to draw out some of the key lessons from on successful approaches and impact lessons on effective use of research evidence to engage policy and practice.

1 November 2016