The latest news and analysis from UCL Public Policy
In January, our Up Close and Policy session had a focus on parliamentary engagement and brought together Rob Davies, Public Affairs Manager for CLOSER, a consortium of eight leading UK longitudinal studies, and Dr. Sarah Bunn, Adviser on Biological Sciences & Health, at the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology (POST), to discuss how they worked together to deliver an event in parliament in partnership with the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Childhood Obesity.
As part of Parliament Week 2017, UCL Public Policy is launching a series of podcasts from across the breadth of UCL, showcasing how our research impacts parliament and the public beyond. UK Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people from across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to get involved.
The Department of Health’s Strategy Unit are currently designing a new mechanism for bringing external insights and expertise into the policy work of the department.
The UCL Public Policy Small Grants scheme has awarded funding to four projects, exploring a range of interesting topics.
The Parliamentary Review, an annual publication released at the start of the Parliamentary year, has highlighted a successful business supported by a UCL Knowledge Transfer.
The latest news from across London's Global University affecting decision makers and the world of public policy, including new research and insight into pressing topics in public affairs.
Whitehall is failing to fully exploit the expertise of non-executive directors (NEDs) to improve the way departments’ policies and plans are devised and implemented despite their high calibre, commitment and experience, a study by UCL’s Constitution Unit has found.
UCL and King’s College London are leading the establishment of a new policy research unit, the NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit, which will bring mental health researchers, clinicians, service users and carers closer together. The main aim of the unit is to provide research to inform policy makers.
Professor Graeme Reid (Chair of Science & Research Policy at UCL) has been appointed to the newly-established Council of Research England.
UCL researchers are leading a call for a coordinated strategy to reform the management of scientific discoveries and clinical experimentation involving stem cells and regenerative medicine.
UCL professor Mariana Mazzucato has been awarded one of the world’s top economics prizes for her groundbreaking work on the role of governments in innovation.