Achieving impact also requires influencing policy-makers and opinion-formers. Below are some examples of how our research group influences public policy.

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Geraint was part of the Royal Society BrainWaves project in 2011/2012, which investigated developments in neuroscience and their implications for science and public policy. This included a general report and specific reports on neuroscience and education; neuroscience and the law; and neuroscience and defense/foreign policy.
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Geraint was interviewed as part of a 2011 study for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills into the international comparative performance of the UK research base. The report identified cognitive neuroscience as a major UK strength and highlighted many individual investigators from the ICN and WTCN.