Welcome to the UCL European Institute, UCL's hub for research, collaboration and information on Europe and the European Union.
The age-old question of what holds our societies together re-emerges periodically, particularly in times of crisis. In a world ever more globalised and virtual, the answer is often cast in terms of "trust", with its pivotal role as regularly called upon as its health called into question. How has trust risen to this centrality, and is it all as straightforward as it seems?
Dr Uta Staiger
13 August 2014
Starts: Aug 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Juncker’s nomination was not a sudden, not an unexpected and not even a distinct event. Neither does it spell
an end to the European Council’s dominance in constitutional politics or
make EU reform less likely.
Dr Christine Reh
2 July 2014
Starts: Jul 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM
As a closer look at the European
Parliament Elections in Central and Eastern Europe suggests, it may be
non-voting, rather than populist protest voting, which could prove the
long-term threat to sustainability of the EU’s troubled democratic
Dr Sean Hanley
2 June 2014 More...
Starts: Jun 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Policy Brief on the Future of Healthcare in Europe
10 May 2012
Outcome of a 2011 international conference, the brief considers four key ideas: That health is more than a medical problem; maintaining high-quality healthcare; access to healthcare and managing the costs of healthcare.
Together with the UCL Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing and UCL Public Policy, we have now published a policy brief to accompany the thought pieces and presentations accompanying our May 2011 international conference, "The Future of Healthcare in Europe", organised with the Finnish Institute in London.
Click on the image to download the policy brief.
- European healthcare
- Healthcare costs
- Health inequalities
For further resources, including publications and power point presentations, see our dedicated Event Review page.
- Sarah Chaytor, Head of Public Policy, Office of the Vice-Provost (Research)
- Uta Staiger, Deputy Director, UCL European Institute