Publications by Date
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.
Availability, accessibility, usage and regulatory environment for novel and emerging tobacco, nicotine or related products — June 28, 2013
Work presented in this report examined the availability, accessibility, usage and regulatory environment for novel and emerging tobacco, nicotine and related products in European Union Member States.
Mapping pathways to HIV prevention: Developing evidence-based, people-centred strategies for the use of antiretrovirals — June 19, 2013
Mapping Pathways is the first integrated, research-driven and community-led project to synthesise scientific evidence and local perspectives about antiretroviral drug-based HIV prevention strategies, in South Africa, India and the United States.
Mapping Pathways: Developing evidence-based, people-centred strategies for the use of antiretrovirals as prevention — June 19, 2013
This is the first international report on HIV prevention with antiretroviral (ARV) drugs that brings scientific evidence together with community perspectives. We show that ARV-based prevention needs to be tailored to local contexts and cultures.
Parenting Support Policy Brief — June 14, 2013
This policy brief provides a summary of parenting support initiatives in Europe. It provides overview of legislation and national strategies, focusing on the scope, organisation, delivery and founding of parenting support services.
The report reviews approaches to pharmaceutical pricing in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain to inform better understanding of the role of external reference pricing and its relevance to the UK.
Stocktaking study of military cyber defence capabilities in the European Union (milCyberCAP): Unclassified Summary — June 3, 2013
The objective of this study was to establish a high level understanding of cyber defence capabilities across EDA's participating Member States (pMS) to support progress toward a more consistent level of cyber defence capability across the EU.
Does integrated care deliver the benefits expected? Findings from 16 integrated care pilot initiatives in England — May 13, 2013
RAND Europe co-led an evaluation of 16 varied pilot projects initiated by the Department of Health (England) as a means to explore new ways of integrating patient care from different local provider.
Analysis of research and education indicators to support designation of Academic Health Science Centres in England — May 2, 2013
To support the English Department of Health's Academic Health Science Centres competition in 2013, RAND Europe has analysed various types of publicly available data and quality assessments in the domains of medical research and health education.
Policy-Research Linkage: What We Have Learned from Providing a Rapid Response Facility for International Healthcare Comparisons to the Department of Health in England — May 1, 2013
In this paper we reflect on our experience of providing a rapid response facility for international healthcare policy comparisons to the English Department of Health.
Options for Effective Mechanisms to Support Evidence-Informed Policymaking in RMNCH in Asia and the Pacific — May 1, 2013
This RAND Europe report looks at providing timely, reliable and high-quality evidence to inform decision-making to improve women's and children's health.
Reported Barriers to Evaluation in Chronic Care: Experiences in Six European Countries — May 1, 2013
This paper discusses challenges to evaluation of chronic disease management as reported by experts in six European countries.
Alternatives to Peer Review in Research Project Funding: 2013 Update — April 17, 2013
This update of RAND Europe's report on Alternatives to Peer Review in Research Project Funding includes a new framework and new examples, to help research funders develop the most appropriate approach for funding their research.
Hervormingenvan Brandweer - En Reddingsdiensten in Europa: (Lighting the Touch Paper of Reform? Case Studies in Fire and Rescue Service Reform in Europe) — April 1, 2013
In the age of austerity, Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) provision is now the focus of policymakers' efficiency drives.
Put Peer Review Under Review — April 1, 2013
There is little evidence that peer review is the best way to apportion research money — and even less evidence for the alternatives.
Assessing Research Impact: An international review of the Excellence in Innovation for Australia Trial — March 27, 2013
This report reviews the Excellence in Innovation for Australia Impact Assessment Trial in order to assess how well the universities identified and demonstrated impact, as well as how the process could be improved.
Is Europe Putting Theory Into Practice? A Qualitative Study of the Level of Self-Management Support in Chronic Care Management Approaches — March 1, 2013
This study explores whether and how self-management support is integrated into chronic care approaches in 13 European countries.
Accessing Primary Care: A Simulated Patient Study — March 1, 2013
Simulated patient, or so-called mystery-shopper, studies are a controversial, but potentially useful, approach to take when conducting health services research.