Broadly speaking ‘science policy’ can be divided into two main categories: ‘science for policy’ and ‘policy for science’. There are opportunities for practicing scientists to be involved with both types; check out the list of opportunities below.
|Royal Society Pairing Scheme||Paired with a civil servant||2 years postdoc min.||Gi Fay (Geoffrey) Mok|
|Academy of Medical Sciences internship||3 months paid||Wellcome Trust or MRC funded PhD students|
|SET for Britain||Poster competition: presenting your work to civil servants||PhD students, postdocs, recently appointed lecturers|
|Nuffield Foundation Flowers fellowship||3 month paid internship at POST (parliamentary office for science and technology)||PhD students|
|World health organisation internship scheme||6-24 weeks unpaid||PhD students|