My schedule last week was rather awry. Over four days I took part in a meeting of 50 or so climate scientists from around the world. Because of the need…Read More >
There is a clear relationship between the expansion of unfettered free markets and participation in the drug trade. Neoliberal policies have led to increasing inequality, insecurity, and a general deterioration…Read More >
When considering how research can inform policy, the challenge is to understand the myriad of different routes of engagement. Research engagement by the Department of Real Estate and Planning at…Read More >
Bolivia has seen widespread public protests in recent months against the interim government, led by Jeanine Añez, which has twice postponed elections due to coronavirus. Her government has repeatedly violated its mandate…Read More >
We exist in a complex ecosystem and policy solutions for problems like climate change need a systemic approach, writes Ecologist Professor Tom Oliver for the Cabinet Office’s Systems Thinking blog.
Dr Miriam Marra’s research has shown that a shorter working week can save companies around £92 billion each year – she explains more in a new post for The Conversation.
Professor Graham Box unpicks how soft drinks companies twisted the evidence on the harmful effects of sugar in a recent post he co-authored for The Conversation.
Just as in wartime, our prosperity, wellbeing and the future of our children are under severe threat from the climate crisis. What is needed is a vast mobilisation of scientific…Read More >
In her second blog post for Parliament Week, University of Reading Impact Officer Ali McAnena gets the lowdown on how academics can engage policy-makers with their research from Mark Shanahan,…Read More >
“It is a persistent scandal that we have children starting school not able to communicate in full sentences, not able to read simple words,” said Secretary of State for Education…Read More >