The Policy Pod is a series of thought-provoking informal conversations about policy design, advocacy, and critical analysis that explore key policy issues affecting New Zealand, the Asia Pacific, and the global community.
We talk to expert policy researchers and practitioners from a wide range of fields about the ways in which their work can contribute to evidence-informed policy-making.
PROFESSOR ONWUBIKO (BIKO) AGOZINO Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia USA I Seelye Visiting Fellow The criminology discipline is closely tied to the project of colonization and patriarchal...Read More
PROFESSOR ONWUBIKO (BIKO) AGOZINO Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia USA I Seelye Visiting Fellow Long before three African American women registered the twitter handle, #BlacklivesMatter, and...Read More
* Delivered on Tuesday 30 April for the Public Policy Institute, as part of the Global Speakers Series Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia maintained knowledge traditions with their own philosophies and epistemologies that originated in...Read More
Professor Kenneth Benoit Seminar: ‘The Ten Most Important Things I’ve Learned about Quantitative Text Analysis’
Hosted jointly by the Public Policy Institute and Compass, on 24 January 2019. Following nearly two decades of applied text analytics for social science and ten years actively developing analytic software for text analysis, this talk represents my top ten list of...Read More
Professor Myles Allen is a professor of GeoScience at the University of Oxford, Group leader of the Climate Dynamics Group (Oxford), Group Leader of the Climate Research Programme (Oxford), and is a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In this...Read More
This lecture was delivered for the Public Policy Institute at the University of Auckland on Tuesday 19 March 2019, as part of the Global Speakers Series. Leading the World to Net Zero: The opportunities and challenges of New Zealand’s Zero Carbon Act New Zealand's...Read More
* Recorded with the University of Auckland Public Policy Institute, 11 October 2018 Since 2016, my most common academic presentation to interdisciplinary scientist/researcher audiences is a variant of the question, ‘why don’t policymakers listen to your evidence?’...Read More
By DAVID LEPOFSKY Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Toronto Visiting Professor of Legal Ethics and Public Interest Advocacy, Osgoode Hall Law School Canadian experience with accessibility legislation - what has Ontario done right or wrong on accessibility?...Read More
Alasdair Jones is an Assistant Professor in Qualitative Research Methodology at the London School of Economics, and an Associate at LSE Cities. In this episode of the Policy Pod he talks about ways of conceptualising the integration of qualitative methodologies and...Read More
‘Holding Government to Account on Gender Equality: The experience of the UK Women’s Budget Group’ Since 1989, the UK Women’s Budget Group (WBG), a group of academics, activists and trade unionists, has tried to hold successive UK governments to account for the...Read More