Jane's PhD research is looking at policymakers' views on impact and the impact agenda. She is also Senior Prize Manager of the Nine Dots Prize, a prize that seeks to provide answers to social science questions. Jane spent a year seconded to the UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) as Senior Adviser in social science. Before that, she was based in the LSE Public Policy Group at the London School of Economics where she was a social science researcher for over ten years, working on applied projects with government, civil society and academic partners. There she worked on the Impact of the Social Sciences project that led to two books: (with Patrick Dunleavy) (2020) Maximising the Impacts of Academic Research; and (with Simon Bastow and Patrick Dunleavy) (2014) The Impact of the Social Sciences: How academics and their work makes a difference and a set of award-winning academic blogs, including the LSE Impact blog, LSE Review of Books and British Politics and Policy.