Acume Ambassador sign up has finished for 2021.

We will organise another round next year. Contact us at [email protected] to get a spot for next time. 

What is Acume?

Acume turns academic research into a useable and accessible format for policymakers and practitioners.

We transform long and complex papers into 10 minute practical summaries so NGOs and government can easily use academic evidence and ideas across their work. Our summaries are formulated to help professionals better advance the UNs SDGs. 

Our mission is to bridge the gap between academics and professionals and increase evidence-based decision making to drive societal impact.

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Why apply as an Acume Ambassador?

Contribute to societal impact

Help connect NGOs and governments with interesting academic ideas that could innovate their approach

Deepen research & interviewing skills

Gain real-world experience conducting interviews and preparing research for practice and policy.

Meet and learn from inspiring academics

Discuss with your favourite academic their latest research and ideas on how it could be used in practice.

Join a Community

Meet other like-minded students wanting to make an impact and build relations with academics.

We're making academic research accessible to every professional.

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Democratise

academia by allowing research findings to be accessible to everyone

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Diversify

theory by not keeping it siloed within one discipline or journal

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Decolonise

research by connecting with and citing the work of local scholars