The Global Exchange on Migration and Diversity is a COMPAS initiative opening up opportunities for knowledge exchange and longer term collaboration between those working in the migration field

This programme of work is extending and deepening COMPAS’s international contribution to the reciprocal sharing of knowledge, ideas and experience on migration and diversity issues among academics, policy makers, service professionals, civil society, lawyers, foundations, school students and others in the field.

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Position Paper

Here we can introduce paper and other presentations? few sentances about why we started

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Provide opportunities for dialogue and longer term collaboration..

between researchers and research users, with a particular focus on government policymakers at national, devolved, local and international levels but also users in the private and public sectors, in civil society and in philanthropic foundations

Strengthen the evidence base

among those working in the migration field, drawing out lessons from policy, practice and civil society engagement within and across jurisdictions

Facilitate shared learning and collaboration

to make evidence more available to users – a focused hub for evidence, ideas and experience on topics most relevant to policymakers and practitioners in the field

Provide researchers with new skills

of migration and integration policymaking at all levels of governance and across the public, private and voluntary sectors

Use web based resources and social media in creative ways

and capacity to do research which is policy relevant, to engage more effectively with research users and to have an impact on the work of those outside academia

Innovative means of knowledge exchange

by working with specialists of different kinds, from theatre professionals to web developers


Please get in touch if you want to talk about potential collaboration on knowledge exchange.

  • Sarah Spencer CBE

    Director, Global Exchange on Migration and Diversity

  • Emma Newcombe

    Head of External Relations, COMPAS and Global Exchange on Migration & Diversity

COMPAS staff that are involved in Exchange activities: