Research identified strong potential and growing interest in the use of Quality of Life tools for brain cancer treatment and care, but also a range of associated challenges that need to be addressed to facilitate more widespread uptake and impact.
An evaluation of the European Programme for Integration and Migration found that, despite a challenging climate, it strengthens civil society organisations in their efforts to advocate for constructive approaches to migration in Europe.
Corruption—from paying bribes to exercising power, to giving privileged access to public services, goods or contracts—costs the EU between €179bn and €990bn annually in GDP, according to a study across all 28 EU member states.
Through CCHSR, RAND Europe helped to evaluate the University College London Hospitals partnership with Macmillan Cancer Centre, a programme offering patient and carer support, and provided recommendations for its continued improvement.
As part of the NHS Accelerated Access Review, RAND Europe evaluated three measures to encourage the adoption of innovation within the health service, as well as factors likely to facilitate or challenge their success.
The goal of the Mediterranean Foresight Forum (MFF) is to act as a policy shaping mechanism, connecting current political, social, economic and technological developments in the region with short-term policy agendas.
At a conference in Brussels co-hosted by RAND Europe and Forum Europe, Giacomo Persi Paoli will lead a session on EU migration issues. Other conference topics will include smart borders and public safety and counter-terrorism.
Public and charity spending on medical research in the UK stimulates the private sector to spend more on R&D, not less. Each pound of public funding leads to an additional 99 pence investment from the private sector.
Helping mothers get back to work has many benefits. It supports women's economic independence, helps reduce the gender pay gap, and boosts the economy. Perhaps most importantly, it could keep more children out of poverty.
Police and crime commissioners (PCCs) are elected officials in the UK who oversee local policing and crime. Although they have significant, growing powers that affect everyone, public awareness about PCCs is low.
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.