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.
'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.
Rabbi Baroness Neuberger DBE, Senior Rabbi of the West London Synagogue, will present the annual Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research lecture on 26 November, on the topic of "Caring for Dying People: What Matters?"
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and provides an opportunity to reflect on the progress that has been made and the challenges that remain. Even in the UK there are still children who live in poverty and inequality, who experience violence, and who are not afforded rights on par with their peers.
Policymakers should carry out a robust evaluation to assess the EU's research collaboration to date and its impacts. This review should also compare the EU's portfolio with the achievements of other players in international research. Such evidence would enhance the EU's research procurement strategy.
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.