RAND Europe News and Events

  • Event

    Rohr Explores Future of Transport at Cambridge Network Event

    30 Nov 2017

    Senior Research Leader Charlene Rohr will be speaking at a Cambridge Network event that examines what travel in Britain will look like in 2035 and how Cambridge can make use of emerging technologies’ potential to alleviate future transport demands.

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    Annual CCHSR Lecture Explores Digitising the NHS

    08 Nov 2017

    Dr. Robert Wachter, chair of the University of California, San Francisco Department of Medicine, bestselling author of "The Digital Doctor," and leader of the group that authored the 2016 "Wachter Report" on digitising the NHS, described why digitising healthcare is so hard, and what needs to be done to get it right.

  • Announcement

    Hafner, Troxel Discussed Sleep at Cambridge Festival of Ideas

    18 Oct 2017

    Researchers Marco Hafner and Wendy Troxel participated in a panel, 'You are what you sleep', at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The event looked at what can be done to tackle the growing problem of sleep deprivation in society, and explained why the science and economics show that sleep really matters.

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    Geogheghan-Quinn and von Heintze Join Council of Advisors

    18 Sep 2017

    RAND Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Council of Advisors, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn and Florian Freiherr von Heintze.

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    Organisations Invited to Submit Health and Wellbeing Practices

    12 Sep 2017

    A new project launched by Public Health England is inviting workplace wellbeing providers and also employer organisations to submit their workplace health and wellbeing practices. The project, being run by RAND Europe, will review and assess the landscape of health and wellbeing practices currently available to workplaces in England.

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    Future funding of NHS and social care in UK

    20 Jul 2017

    How to fund the NHS and social care in the UK has long been a subject of discussion. A public seminar on 20 July, 2017 discussed findings from a review of current thinking internationally.

  • Announcement

    RAND Europe to Partner in Healthcare Improvement Research Institute

    28 Mar 2017

    RAND Europe has been named a key partner in a new research institute to study how to improve healthcare. The Health Foundation awarded nearly £40 million to create the new institute, which will be established at the University of Cambridge.

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    Website Launched to Monitor Open Science Worldwide

    20 Mar 2017

    A new website for monitoring open science worldwide has been launched as part of ongoing work for the European Commission.

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    Van Stolk Gives Keynote at Health and Wellbeing Conference

    06 Mar 2017

    Chris van Stolk, vice president at RAND Europe, gave a keynote presentation at the Health and Wellbeing at Work 2017 exhibition on 7th March in Birmingham. He also chaired the event's ‘Best Place to Work’ programme.

  • Announcement

    RAND Europe Contributes to Digital Society Thought Leadership Programme

    02 Mar 2017

    RAND Europe is working in partnership with the Corsham Institute to design and deliver the 2017 Thought Leadership Programme, at St George's House, Windsor, to explore the opportunities and challenges that digital technologies are creating within society.

  • Announcement

    Rob Prideaux Joins RAND Europe as Senior Research Leader

    20 Feb 2017

    Rob Prideaux has joined RAND Europe as a senior research leader on an 18-month secondment from the National Audit Office. He will bring his experience of value for money assessment in UK government to support RAND’s mission to improve policy and decision making through research and analysis.

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    Dame Carol Black Joins RAND Europe Council of Advisors

    01 Feb 2017

    RAND Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Dame Carol Black DBE, FRCP, FMedSci to its Council of Advisors. She joined the Council at its semi-annual meeting yesterday in London.

  • Event

    RAND Europe Tackles Complex EU Policy Areas at E!Sharp Live

    24 Jan 2017

    At the E!Sharp Live conference "What Does Europe Mean to Europe?" experts Stijn Hoorens and Giacomo Persi Paoli discussed whether the free movement of people stands in the way of EU security.

  • Announcement

    CCHSR Annual Lecture Features Martin Roland CBE on History of NHS

    06 Dec 2016

    Martin Roland CBE, Emeritus Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge, spoke at the annual CCHSR lecture on Tuesday, 6 December 2016. The title of his talk was 'A Brief History of NHS Politics 1948-2030.'

  • Announcement

    Hall Appointed Director of Defence, Security and Infrastructure

    05 Dec 2016

    Alex Hall has been appointed Director of RAND Europe’s Defence, Security and Infrastructure Research Group which provides analytical and research support to a range of public policy clients in the UK and Europe.

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    Kepe Moderates Riga Conference Panel on Ambiguous Threats

    02 Nov 2016

    RAND Europe analyst Marta Kepe moderated a RAND Europe–hosted panel at the annual Riga Conference. The topic was 'Dealing with Ambiguous Threats in the Nordic Baltic Region’.

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    Sutherland Discusses Body-Worn Cameras at Cambridge Festival of Ideas Event

    17 Oct 2016

    Recent studies involving the largest set of trials in criminal justice have produced surprising results concerning the impact of body-cameras on both police use of force and complaints against police. Research Leader Alex Sutherland and his coauthors discussed their findings. An audio recording is available.

  • Announcement

    RAND Europe Summarises Findings of Corsham Institute 2016 Thought Leadership Programme

    13 Oct 2016

    Hans Pung and several of RAND Europe's senior researchers partnered with the Corsham Institute on a series of conversations on critical issues and challenges posed by the digital agenda. A new report distills the findings and recommendations.

  • Announcement

    Jon Freeman Rejoins RAND Europe as Director of Innovation, Health and Science Research

    05 Sep 2016

    Jon Freeman has joined RAND Europe to direct its research in the areas of innovation, health and science. The research will provide detailed analysis and considered recommendations to support public policy decision makers in the UK and Europe.

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    Sladden Presents Research at RUSI Land Warfare Conference in London

    01 Jul 2016

    RAND Europe analyst James Sladden and RAND senior international policy analyst Linda Robinson addressed the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Land Warfare Conference in London on 28 June 2016.

  • Event

    Persi Paoli Speaks at EU Security, Migration & Borders Conference

    26 May 2016

    At a conference in Brussels co-hosted by RAND Europe and Forum Europe, Giacomo Persi Paoli led a session on EU migration issues. Other conference topics included smart borders and public safety and counter-terrorism.

  • News Release

    Body-Worn Cameras Associated with Increased Assaults Against Police

    17 May 2016

    Rates of assault against police officers are 15% higher when they wear cameras, possibly because they feel more confident about reporting assaults once they are captured on camera. The camera also may make officers less assertive and more vulnerable to assault.

  • Announcement

    Prof Mary Dixon-Woods Named New RAND Professor of Health Services Research

    12 May 2016

    Prof Mary Dixon-Woods will be taking up the RAND Professorship of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge in August, replacing Martin Roland in the role and serving as co-director of the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research.

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    Persi Paoli Speaks at Arms Trade Treaty Workshop

    11 Apr 2016

    RAND Europe expert Giacomo Persi Paoli participated in a workshop on building capacity for the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), hosted by the UN Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific in cooperation with the Government of Thailand, on 4-5 April 2016 in Bangkok.

  • Announcement

    Pung, Chataway and Manville Participate in Thought Leadership Programme

    07 Mar 2016

    RAND Europe's Hans Pung, Joanna Chataway and Catriona Manville were among the experts Corsham Institute invited to discuss and debate the critical issues we face in making the digital society a reality for everyone. They participated in the annual Thought Leadership programme at St. George's House in Windsor Castle.