RAND Europe News and Events

  • Automated Vehicles and their Benefits, Challenges and Policy Implications

    02 Oct 2014

    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.

  • Accenture Institute Conversations: Rebecca Schindler on the Internet of Things

    12 Aug 2014

    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.

  • Cave Participates in Debate on Promoting Competitive Consumer Markets

    02 May 2014

    Jonathan Cave, Senior Research Fellow at RAND Europe, recently joined a panel of experts, including Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, at a Which?-sponsored debate, "Promoting competitive consumer markets for sustainable growth." The experts reviewed the current state of consumer and regulatory affairs to consider ways to address widespread dissatisfaction with the way many consumer markets perform. Vince Cable subsequently blogged on the role of the new Competition and Market Authority.

  • Despite Medical Advances, Many Unaware of HIV Treatment Options

    23 Apr 2014

    New research from the National AIDS Trust shows that people’s understanding of HIV over the last 30 years has not kept pace with medical advances. For example, less than half of gay men surveyed were aware that emergency treatment to prevent HIV transmission can be taken up to 72 hours after exposure risk. With Mapping Pathways, RAND Europe is working to improve understanding amongst individuals and communities about the use of ARV drugs as an HIV/AIDS prevention strategy.