This report details evidence input into the Review of the Research Grants Council, the Hong Kong agency responsible for distribution of research funding through competitive grants.
Oct 30, 2017
Understanding the landscape of Distributed Ledger Technologies/Blockchain: Challenges, opportunities, and the prospects for standards
This report analyses the current landscape of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) / Blockchain. The study examines the issues that are central to its development in conjunction with the potential role of standardization to support its growth.
Oct 18, 2017
The report gives an overview of expert discussions on trends in the use of digital transaction platforms and cryptocurrencies, and the implications for the wider economic, financial and social landscape.
Oct 11, 2017
This report explores the strengths and weaknesses of the RGC funding assessment and allocation process and identifies areas for future improvement.
Sep 26, 2017
Digital platforms have facilitated the emergence of new forms of currency and transaction platforms to support different ways of value exchange. This perspective explores the changing the ways we transact and the associated societal impacts.
Aug 30, 2017
Distributed Ledger Technologies/Blockchain: Challenges, Opportunities and the Prospects for Standards
An overview of the current landscape of DLT/Blockchain developments and the issues that are central to the development of DLT/Blockchain.
May 11, 2017
In 2014, Public Health England published the Workplace Wellbeing Charter (WWC), a set of national standards for workplace health designed to aid employers in workplace health improvement. This study investigates the take-up and impact of the WWC.
Apr 5, 2017
The quality of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) is key in its effectiveness in improving outcomes in children. We investigated what good ECEC quality consists of, and how it can be improved.
Nov 4, 2016
Review of computerised cognitive behavioural therapies: Products and outcomes for people with mental health needs
This report provides an overview and explores the potential of mental health tools which aim to combine the principles of talking therapies with recent developments in information and communication technologies.
Oct 19, 2016
This report offers an overview of emerging social trends which may affect public engagement with evidence and policy in Britain. It was produced to provide background for a workshop hosted by Sense about Science and the Nuffield Foundation.
Oct 6, 2016
RAND Europe was commissioned by National Trading Standards (NTS) to undertake an independent review of the NTS Scams Team to help inform its future development, delivery and effectiveness.
Aug 2, 2016
The Use and Impact of Quality of Life Assessment Tools in Clinical Care Settings for Cancer Patients, with a Particular Emphasis on Brain Cancer: Insights from a Systematic Review and Stakeholder Consultations
Use of quality of life measures for cancer patients may improve patient-physician communication and have the potential to improve care.
Apr 15, 2016