Policy Press

Publishing with a purpose

Evidence & Policy

A journal of research, debate and practice

Founding Editors

Ken Young (1943-2019)
Annette Boaz

Editors in Chief

Katherine Smith,
University of Strathclyde, UK 

Paul Cairney (interim),
University of Stirling, UK

Mark Pearson (on sabbatical),
Hull York Medical School, UK

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Impact factor and rankings

2019 Impact factor: 1.453 (2yr), 1.717 (5yr)
Ranked 51st out of 108 in Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary

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Print: 1744-2648
Online: 1744-2656

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About the journal

Evidence & Policy
is the first peer-reviewed journal dedicated to comprehensive and critical assessment of the relationship between researchers and the evidence they produce and the concerns of policy makers and practitioners. Read more