With the rise of big data come complex problems, cultural and governance issues, and the need for policy frameworks. RAND Europe researchers connect diverse strands to help business, government, and citizens.
EU institutions and agencies urgently need to revisit the frameworks that govern data privacy in their own houses if they want to keep pace with some of the latest trends in corporate information and communication technology (ICT) delivery and use, such as cloud computing or the consumerisation of ICT ('bring your own device').
As the railways transformed the way people travelled in the 19th century and the internal combustion engine in the 20th, automated vehicles have the potential to revolutionise travel on our roadways in the 21st century. RAND's Johanna Zmud discussed research on self-driving cars at a London Transport Museum event.
RAND Europe is delighted to announce the appointments of Jeremy Lonsdale and Tom Ling, both in the role of Senior Research Leader. Lonsdale and Ling will add vast experience and expertise to RAND Europe's current Evaluation and Performance Audit research practice.
Developing clinical research in sub-Saharan Africa requires a more holistic approach that considers not only individuals and institutions concerned with clinical research but also the wider health and research systems in these countries.
RAND Europe's policy research focuses on eight specific areas. By establishing new angles of enquiry and, in some cases, new methodologies for research, we bring fresh approaches and add valuable contributions to traditional as well as new RAND research areas.