Latest News from RAND Europe

  • Giacomo Persi Paoli and Stijn Hoorens at Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2018

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    RAND Europe ‘Shines a light on the dark web’ at Festival of Ideas

    15 Oct 2018

    Giacomo Persi Paoli and Stijn Hoorens explored the challenges of the dark web as panellists in a discussion hosted by RAND Europe at Cambridge University’s Festival of Ideas on October 15.

  • Demonstrators wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, January 30, 2018

    News Release

    Support for EEA-Style Brexit Has Increased

    11 Oct 2018

    Support for a Brexit deal based on membership of the European Economic Area (EEA) has increased. EEA membership is now supported by 43 per cent of Britons, up from 38 per cent in 2017, making it the most popular Brexit option.

  • Woman with futuristic user interface concept

    Announcement

    New centre focuses on the future

    22 Aug 2018

    RAND Europe has created a new research centre that uses futures and foresight techniques to help clients visualise what may lie ahead, allowing the benefits and drawbacks of different options and actions to be explored.

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    European Defence Skills Partnership launched

    19 Jun 2018

    On 19 June, the European Defence Skills Partnership (EDSP) was launched at a high level conference. The EDSP brings together industry, academia, authorities and innovation research and vocational organisations to foster cooperation in building skills for the European defence industry.

  • News Release

    Terrorism Cost the EU €180 Billion Between 2004 and 2016

    06 Jun 2018

    The European Union (EU) lost around €180 billion in GDP terms due to terrorism between 2004 and 2016, according to a new study from the not-for-profit research organisation RAND Europe.

  • Announcement

    Experts discuss how Europe can confront Truth Decay

    22 May 2018

    With the effects of Truth Decay already being felt across Europe, RAND Europe hosted a panel of distinguished speakers—Constantijn van Oranje, Michael Rich, Ann Mettler, Madeleine de Cock Buning, and Florian Freiherr von Heintze—to discuss the implication of this phenomenon in Europe.

  • Brussels skyline

    News Release

    RAND Europe (EU) Established in Belgium as Not-for-Profit International Association to be 'Focal Point' for RAND's EU Research Activity

    22 May 2018

    RAND Europe recently announced that its co-application with the US-based RAND Corporation to establish an international non-profit association (AISBL) in Belgium, RAND Europe (EU), has been successful after it received the required notarial deed and approval by Royal Decree.

  • USAID supported a fire safety class for garment workers in Bangladesh

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    Tom Ling Shares Evaluation Insights in IDSS Talk

    26 Apr 2018

    RAND Europe's Head of Evaluation, Tom Ling, shared insights from his more than 20 years of experience delivering robust and practical insights for partners such as DFID, UNICEF, Save the Children, the UK National Health Service (NHS) and the European Commission. He spoke about the delivery of high quality embedded evaluations that can be utilized to provide ongoing improvement to services.

  • Schoolchildren learn about robotics in class

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    Bélanger Discusses STEM Teaching at Canadian Conference

    06 Dec 2017

    Research Leader Julie Bélanger was invited to participate in the Canada 2067 National Leadership Conference. She spoke on a panel discussing how science, technology, engineering and maths are—and should be—taught in Canada.

  • Woman looking at her mobile phone

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    Hofman, van Stolk Discuss cCBT at IAPT Conference

    06 Dec 2017

    Christian van Stolk and Joanna Hofman discussed their research on computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (cCBT) at a national Digital IAPT Summit in Manchester. The event examined the development of digital technologies in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies.