RAND Europe News and Events

  • What Works in Early Life to Prevent Tobacco and Alcohol Addiction?

    23 Apr 2015


    Tobacco and alcohol addiction are widespread public health risks across the European Union and both merit tackling at a young age. Evidence-based, early interventions are available that can be applied in small-scale settings to prevent underage alcohol and tobacco abuse.

  • More Long-Term Health Conditions, Poorer Health Care Experiences

    23 Apr 2015

    Saunders, et al.

    Patients with multiple long-term health conditions are more likely to report poorer experiences in primary care than those with fewer health problems. A patient-centered model that takes into account the severity of disease — and the impact of combinations of diseases, on patient quality of life and health care experiences — could make a difference.

  • What Does It Take to Rescue Migrants at Sea?

    23 Apr 2015


    EU leaders gathered today for an emergency summit to discuss a concerted response to the humanitarian disaster unfolding in the Mediterranean Sea. As a former officer serving aboard an Italian Navy warship deployed in Operation Mare Nostrum in Nov. 2013, Giacomo Persi Paoli is well aware of the challenges.

  • Letter from London

    21 Apr 2015


    There is evidence of decisiveness and clarity in the UK's foreign policy outlook. Yet there is also ambivalence, partly explained by preelection domestic politics, some aspects of which challenge the very notion of the UK as a unitary foreign policy actor.

  • Cambridge Science Festival Panel Discusses How Work Can Make You Healthier

    13 Mar 2015

    Professor Dame Carol Black, Expert Adviser on Health and Work to the Department of Health, Dr Steve Boorman (chair of the Boorman review of health and wellbeing in the NHS) and Dr Chris van Stolk of RAND Europe explored how and to what extent the workplace can improve our health and wellbeing.

  • RAND Europe Hosts Inaugural RAND-POLIS Seminar

    09 Mar 2015

    RAND Europe held its first RAND-POLIS (Department of Politics and International Studies) Seminar with the University of Cambridge on March 5. The seminar discussed the diversity of security threats and how these threats might affect the UK over the next 5-10 years.

  • RAND Europe Research on Women's Issues

    06 Mar 2015

    RAND Europe conducts research on many topics related to and benefiting women, from workplace equality to international development to family matters.

  • Sir Gregory Winter CBE FRS and László Andor Join Council of Advisors

    30 Jan 2015

    RAND Europe announced today the appointment of two new members to its Council of Advisors: Sir Gregory Winter, master of Trinity College Cambridge, and László Andor, former European Union (EU) commissioner for employment, social affairs & inclusion.