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UCL Public Policy

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UCL Public Policy is an initiative of the UCL Vice-Provost (Research) which seeks to bring UCL’s academic expertise to bear on pressing public policy challenges by integrating knowledge and evidence from across disciplines to inform policy. It provides an interface for researchers and policymakers, facilitates routes for engagement between research and public policy, supports the translation of research into policy-focused outputs, and promotes dialogue and debate on key public policy questions. 

UCL Public Policy holds public events and roundtable discussions on policy issues, manages a policy placement scheme, and supports specific policy-oriented research activity and briefings.

Latest News from UCL Public Policy

  • Thursday, 22 October 2015 UCL Public Policy and the Welcome Trust co-host an evening event: Science Policy Question Time. To have your chance to put your question to the expert panel and sign up for the event go to the eventbrite page
  • UCL Grand Challenges – French Embassy Annual Call for Science & Technology Workshop Proposals. Closing date for applications is Monday 26 October 2015. To find out more visit the UCL Grand Challenges website.
  • UCL digital research facility gets go-ahead. The Government has committed to investing in a new facility at UCL to help policymakers develop ways of evening out the UK’s regional economic divides.
  • LAUNCH OF LANDMARK NEW RESEARCH REPORT: 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change report launched in London on 23rd June. The report builds upon he ground breaking UCL-Lancet Commission published in 2009 when climate change was first described as the "biggest threat to global health of the 21st century” Read the briefing reports for policy makers here.
  • UCL academics make 10 recommendations to NICE on social values
  • Update on UCL Policy Commissions: UCL Policy Commission on the Communication of Climate Science Chair Chris Rapley has been performing in his co-written play 2071 at the Royal Court; the  UCL Green Economy Policy Commission has seen one of its recommendations taken up in the Liberal Democrat manifesto as well as informing numerous policy discussions. Read more.
  • Policy briefings published on Britain and the EU.
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