Young Syrian refugees are brimming with potential, but lack the educational and livelihood pathways through which to channel their energy and aspirations. As the international community looks for ways to end the violence in the region, it must not overlook the plight or the potential of these children.
In 2014, the research of 154 UK universities was evaluated, accounting for the efforts of 52,061 academic staff members. For the first time, the impact that the research had on wider society was part of the assessment. As we approach the next assessment period, there is opportunity for discussion to tweak and refine future measures of impact.
With the Europe2020 strategy mid-term review public consultation results now in the public domain, the Forum Europe - RAND Europe joint conference initiative on 23 June assessed Europe's industrial policy and potential.
At a Cambridge University conference on Policy Making in the Big Data Era, Joanna Chataway presented findings from a RAND Europe study assessing the real-world data policy landscape for health and healthcare in Europe.
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.