Failing to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) would lead to cumulative world GDP losses between now and 2050 of between $2.1 and $124.5 trillion through labour supply disruption alone, not including other wider social and health costs.
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.
Charlene Rohr, Director of Choice of Modelling and Valuation at RAND Europe, spoke with Jo Coburn on the Daily Politics after UKIP leader Nigel Farage blamed immigration for adding to congestion on the M4.
The UK is the first country to attempt to allocate funding based on the wider societal impact of research, and in 2012, a subset of higher education institutions in Australia ran a small-scale pilot exercise to assess impact and understand the potential challenges of the process. What can be learned by comparing the UK and Australian approaches?
'Science Summit: Making an Impact' will support universities and research institutions in their strategies to achieve excellence in research and to deliver economic growth on an institutional, local and international level. Catriona Manville will be at the event, discussing RAND Europe research on evaluating research and measuring impact.
In a tight fiscal climate the UK government has been an innovator in ways to fund and deliver effective public services. New funding arrangements present opportunities for developing the evidence base for policy and practice, since they are associated with different types of service providers.
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.