A range of emerging, but important, risks to our Internet-connected living room have implications for security and privacy. Addressing these might require more action from government, industry and consumers alike.
Despite a clear association between the quality of recreational bathing waters and the risk of gastrointestinal illness, particularly in fresh water, more evidence is needed before revising the European Bathing Directive.
The 2014 Britain's Healthiest Company survey, managed by RAND Europe, indicates nearly two thirds (62%) of respondents reported at least two bad lifestyle habits that put them at serious risk of future ill health.
The capacity of government to design and deliver policy matters a great deal to the success of a policy. Capacity-building in public administration often needs to be seen as a strategic objective in and by itself.
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 will discuss research on self-driving cars at a London Transport Museum event.
Choosing the right university and the best course of study is one of the most important decisions young people and parents will make. Not everyone makes the right decision. Of the wide range of factors involved in choosing a university, how important are university tuition fees to young people and their parents?
While the Internet of Things promises significant benefits to society, it also poses considerable legal, ethical and technological challenges. Helen Rebecca Schindler discusses how society, business and the economy will be affected by the IoT in an interview included in Accenture's Institute Conversation series.
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