RAND Europe News and Events

  • What Can We Learn from High-Performing Research Units?

    28 Jun 2016

    Manville , et al.

    Central characteristics of high-performing research units are the high quality of the people and the culture and values displayed within the department, which is often a result of leadership. It is also interesting to explore their differences, such as what makes a unit particularly good at having impact versus producing high-quality publications.

  • Looking Out the Window to Transport in 2035

    27 Jun 2016

    Rohr

    The UK's roads, railways, and airports are some of the most congested in the world. An exploration of future transport scenarios and the key technologies that will drive them helps to guide today's policy and investment decisions.

  • The True Cost of Dimming Street Lights

    16 Jun 2016

    Davies

    Local authorities across the UK have considered reducing street lighting to save money. What impact might this have on crime, night-time traffic collisions, and other outcomes?

  • Improving Care and Support for People Living with Breathlessness

    10 Jun 2016

    Farquhar, et al.

    Living with COPD puts a huge burden on patients and their informal caregivers. What measures could improve care and support among these groups?

  • Persi Paoli Speaks at EU Security, Migration & Borders Conference

    26 May 2016

    At a conference in Brussels co-hosted by RAND Europe and Forum Europe, Giacomo Persi Paoli led a session on EU migration issues. Other conference topics included smart borders and public safety and counter-terrorism.

  • Body-Worn Cameras Associated with Increased Assaults Against Police

    17 May 2016

    Rates of assault against police officers are 15% higher when they wear cameras, possibly because they feel more confident about reporting assaults once they are captured on camera. The camera also may make officers less assertive and more vulnerable to assault.

  • Prof Mary Dixon-Woods Named New RAND Professor of Health Services Research

    12 May 2016

    Prof Mary Dixon-Woods will be taking up the RAND Professorship of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge in August, replacing Martin Roland in the role and serving as co-director of the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research.

  • Persi Paoli Speaks at Arms Trade Treaty Workshop

    11 Apr 2016

    RAND Europe expert Giacomo Persi Paoli participated in a workshop on building capacity for the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), hosted by the UN Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific in cooperation with the Government of Thailand, on 4-5 April 2016 in Bangkok.