Publications by Date
Evaluating grant peer review: Key findings of a literature review of grant peer review in the health sciences — October 12, 2012
This research brief summarises the key findings of a literature review of grant peer review in the health sciences.
Evaluating disease management programmes: Learning from diverse approaches across Europe — October 1, 2012
The DISMEVAL consortium examined approaches to chronic disease management and its evaluation in 13 countries across Europe. The project identified and validated evaluation methods that can be used in situations where randomisation is not possible.
Parenting Support in Europe: Executive Summary — October 1, 2012
This brief focusses on parenting support, defined as the provision of services aimed at enhancing parenting skills and practices in order to address children's physical, emotional and social needs, which has gained attention from policymakers in Europe over the last two decades.
Measuring IPR infringements in the internal market: Development of a new approach to estimating the impact of infringements on sales — September 27, 2012
This report aims to contribute to quantifying the scope, scale and impact of IPR infringements, such as counterfeiting and unauthorised downloads. It offers a methodology, based on economic theory, for measuring trends of the lost revenues due to IPR infringements.
Evaluation of the peer worker programme at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust — September 4, 2012
An evaluation of the early stages of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust peer worker programme. The evaluation focuses on the perceptions of the programme's impact and the successes and challenges of its implementation.
Assessment of Young People's Exposure to Alcohol Marketing in Audiovisual and Online Media — September 1, 2012
The overall aim of the work presented in this report was to use novel approaches to measure alcohol advertisement exposure among young people in Europe through audiovisual and online media.
Understanding India, Globalisation and Health Care Systems: A Mapping of Research in the Social Sciences — September 1, 2012
National and transnational health care systems are rapidly evolving with current processes of globalisation.
Public-private Collaborations and Partnerships in Stratified Medicine: Making Sense of New Interactions — September 1, 2012
The field of personalised or stratified medicine is evolving alongside the formation of a plethora of public-private partnerships.
Ofcom: The effectiveness of converged regulation — August 15, 2012
The main focus of this research was to provide an assessment of the success with which Ofcom has delivered regulatory outcomes by comparing them with other national communications regulators in other countries.
In Amenable Mortality—Deaths Avoidable Through Health Care—Progress in the US Lags That of Three European Countries — August 1, 2012
We examined trends and patterns of amenable mortality—deaths that should not occur in the presence of timely and effective health care—in the United States compared to those in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom between 1999 and 2007.
Establishing and Sustaining Research Partnerships in Africa: A Case Study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease — August 1, 2012
This paper examines the challenges and opportunities in establishing and sustaining north–south research partnerships in Africa through a case study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease.
Understanding Health Systems, Health Economies and Globalization: The Need for Social Science Perspectives — August 1, 2012
The complex relationship between globalization and health calls for research from many disciplinary and methodological perspectives.
Do English Patients Want Continuity of Care, and Do They Receive It? — August 1, 2012
The majority of patients value interpersonal continuity, yet a large minority of patients and specific patient groups are not regularly able to see the GP they prefer.
Evaluation of the implementation of the Europol Council Decision and of Europol’s activities — July 25, 2012
This report sets out findings from a wide-ranging evaluation of Europol — the European Police Office. It examines Europol's capabilities, legal basis and activities, highlighting potential areas for reform in the forthcoming Europol Regulation.
SMART TRASH: Study on RFID tags and the recycling industry: Executive Summary of Final Report (D6) in English, with German and French translations — July 11, 2012
Executive Summary in English, with French, and German translations. The study aims to assess the environmental impact of the RFID tags themselves as well as the environmental advantages that the use of RFID can provide to product lifecycle management.
Twenty on Twenty — July 11, 2012
Twenty on Twenty features 20 views from clients, collaborators, alumni, friends, and employees who share their personal perspectives on RAND Europe's first 20 years and their thoughts on the future.
This report describes work to enhance the pivoting component of the Sydney Strategic Model (STM). Pivoting combines base and future model forecasts with base matrix information to produce the best possible predictions of future transport patterns.
SMART TRASH: Study on RFID tags and the recycling industry — July 3, 2012
The study aims to assess the environmental impact of the RFID tags themselves as well as the environmental advantages that the use of RFID can provide to product lifecycle management. The Final Report presents the findings of our research.
This systematic review examined the question: what is the evidence of the impact on family well-being of giving economic resources to women relative to the impact of giving them to men?
Costing the Walking for Health Programme — July 1, 2012
The results of this work provide a useful insight into economic costs of running local Walking for Health schemes, and the overarching national support programme.
Incentives and Barriers of the Cyber Insurance Market in Europe — June 28, 2012
ENISA conducted a study identifying possible causes inhibiting the cyber-insurance market in Europe and investigating incentives to kick-start its development.
Mental Health Retrosight: Final report on Phase I — June 28, 2012
Aims to identify the long term payback from mental health research; identify factors that are associated with the successful translation of research; and make insights that will inform future funding policy.
Towards a competitive European Internet industry: A socio-economic analysis of the European Internet industry and the Future Internet Public-Private Partnership — June 19, 2012
This report analyses challenges and opportunities for the EU Internet industry and estimates the impact of investing in a Future Internet PPP. It finds that there is enormous economic potential for Europe, but only if some tough choices are made.
Further study on the affordability of alcoholic beverages in the EU: A focus on excise duty pass-through, on- and off-trade sales, price promotions and statutory regulations — June 19, 2012
This study examines the overall scale and trend of price promotions and discounts in some European countries and the responses of consumers and suppliers to a variety of alcohol regulations, including excise duties.
Postmenopausal osteoporosis management: A review of the evidence to inform the development of quality indicators — May 9, 2012
The report work aims to inform the development of quality indicators for postmenopausal osteoporosis management in Europe.