Publications by Date
Mental Health Retrosight: Case studies — October 28, 2013
Examines the impacts arising from neuroscience and mental health research over 20-25 years, focusing on schizophrenia. Identifies attributes of the research, researchers or setting associated with translation into patient benefit. Case studies.
Mental Health Retrosight: Methods and Methodology Report — October 28, 2013
Examines the impacts arising from neuroscience and mental health research over 20-25 years, focusing on schizophrenia. Identifies attributes of the research, researchers or setting associated with translation into patient benefit. Methods.
Mental Health Retrosight: Understanding the returns from research (lessons from schizophrenia): Policy Report — October 28, 2013
Examines the impacts arising from neuroscience and mental health research over 20-25 years, focusing on schizophrenia. Identifies attributes of the research, researchers or setting associated with translation into patient benefit. Policy report.
Factors Affecting Physician Professional Satisfaction and Their Implications for Patient Care, Health Systems, and Health Policy — October 9, 2013
The American Medical Association asked RAND Health to characterize the factors that affect physician professional satisfaction. RAND researchers sought to identify high-priority determinants of professional satisfaction by gathering data from 30 physician practices in six states, using a combination of surveys and semistructured interviews. This report presents the results of the subsequent analysis.
CLAHRCs in Practice: Combined Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Strategies, Cultural Change, and Experimentation — October 1, 2013
Drawing on in-depth, multi-method case studies of two CLAHRCs we explored how they pursued their remit by supporting efforts to increase the relevance and use of health research, and building relationships.
Entertainment X.0 to Boost Broadband Deployment — October 1, 2013
We explore the definition of broadband and explain its interaction with European policy goals; analyse available data in order provide a detailed, objective and realistic picture of the broadband deployment, adoption, and usage situation in the EU from a number of different perspectives.
Ubiquitous Developments of the Digital Single Market — October 1, 2013
Solutions for digital access based on modern cloud technologies may facilitate re-use across borders, avoid duplication and achieve scale economics as well as cross-border interoperability for e-government services.
The Economic Case for a Shift to Prevention — October 1, 2013
Despite the wide recognition of a shift to prevention, barriers remain. Our analysis focuses on the costs of certain health issues that may be preventable to improve outcomes in later life. We look at preterm birth, unintentional injury, child obesity and certain child mental health problems.
SCOPE: A Scorecard for Osteoporosis in Europe — September 23, 2013
The scorecard summarises key indicators of the burden of osteoporosis and its management in each of the member states of the European Union.
The Drugs Don't Work: A Global Threat — September 18, 2013
The Drugs Don't Work brings together in one easy read the startling facts of the here-and-now problem we face about resistance to our current range of antimicrobial drugs with expert analysis of the science behind and policy implications of the battle against infectious diseases and provides what everyone needs to know to head off the growing threat of drugs no longer working to help us to win the war against bugs.
Choice of Primary Care Provider: A Review of Experiences in Three Countries — September 1, 2013
Our study offers important lessons for the planned implementation of choice in primary care in the English NHS.
Data and Security Breaches and Cyber-Security Strategies in the EU and Its International Counterparts — September 1, 2013
This briefing provides an overview of the definition of security incidents and breaches and an analysis of their scale and trends.
The time is ripe for evidence-based child policy in the EU — August 21, 2013
This note provides an overview of the reasons for greater demand for evidence-based child policy in Europe, and things to take into account in using evidence-based information in this area.
Working to improve child policy in Europe — August 21, 2013
This document introduces the European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) and the way in which practices are submitted and evaluated for inclusion on the platform.
Europe's policy options for a dynamic and trustworthy development of the Internet of Things: SMART 2012/0053 — August 2, 2013
The rapidly-developing Internet of Things may challenge business, market, policy and societal models. This report aims to inform a consistent European policy stance capable of fostering a dynamic and trustworthy IoT that meets these challenges.
This toolkit presents pathways to support the regulation of age-restricted sales in six areas: alcohol, fireworks, gambling, knives, sunbeds and tobacco.
Public Acceptability of Government Intervention to Change Health-Related Behaviours: A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis — August 1, 2013
Public acceptability of government interventions to change behaviour is greatest for the least intrusive interventions, which are often the least effective, and for interventions targeting the behaviour of others, rather than the respondent.
Manchester Motorway Box: Post-Survey Research of Induced Traffic Effects: Model Estimation — July 22, 2013
This report describes the development of discrete choice models to support analysis of the induced traffic effects resulting from the completion of the M60 Manchester Motorway Box in the UK.
Additional Estimation of the Sydney Strategic Travel Model — July 22, 2013
This report describes work to further enhance the performance of the commute model component of the Sydney Strategic Travel Model (STM). These enhancements build upon a major update to the STM that was made during 2009 and 2010.
Demography & Inequality: How Europe's changing population will impact on income inequality — July 17, 2013
This policy brief for the European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, analyses the challenges of Europe's changing population in relation to inequality over the coming decades.
Support for Children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) — July 17, 2013
This brief aims to synthesise some of the information on the support mechanisms available to parents of children with special educational needs (SEN), and includes best practices from Europe.
The European Added Value of EU Spending: Can the EU Help Its Member States to Save Money? — July 11, 2013
Savings of Euro 6.5 Billion across EU could be achieved with the 'middle scenario' for integrated/harmonised land forces, without affecting military capability.
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust Fellowships in Clinical Leadership Programme: An Evaluation — July 2, 2013
This report presents an evaluation of the Fellowships in Clinical Leadership Programme, which combines leadership training and quality improvement initiatives in Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Developing a research evaluation framework — July 1, 2013
Research funders, policy makers and researchers themselves need to evaluate research. This brief presents a decision tree to help develop a research evaluation framework to suit a particular purpose and context, from national down to program level.
This report provides a guide to the key considerations and trade-offs involved in developing an approach to research evaluation, based on a review of research evaluation frameworks and tools used internationally.