ACCESS Assembly Keynote & Session recordings

Published on 29 June 2023


This year’s annual ACCESS Assembly was about getting together, discussing key challenges and sparking new networks


From 14 to 16 June, Exeter University welcomed social scientists from across academia, public and private sectors from Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England to this year’s Advancing Capacity for Climate Environment Social Science (ACCESS) Assembly.

One of the key themes was – How can we improve the impact social science research has on policy and practice? The keynote speakers were:

They all talked about translating, opening up, sharing and working effectively together across all sectors of society.

Over the two days, we also heard about ACCESS’s Guiding Principles and how these might be applied and further developed to make them more useable and accessible. Towards the end of the Assembly we heard about the ACCESS Data Exchange and Climate & Environment Media Monitor and how to get involved.

We know that not everyone could make it and because the sessions were so good, we wanted to share them with as many people as possible.

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