Archive for the ‘Policy’ Category

International research collaboration top of agenda for Ministerial delegation to China

Professor Jonathan Knight is in China this week as part of the UK government delegation to Shanghai.

Are loopholes and shadow lobbyists endangering Poland’s healthcare?

New research highlights challenges in Poland over transparency in healthcare provision.

Brexit could start EU domino effect, warns IPR report

The launch today of a new IPR Referendum Policy Brief coincides with tonight's IPR / School of Management EU Referendum Debate.

University evidence used in High Court decision to allow plain tobacco packaging

A ruling last week by the High Court on standardised packaging for cigarettes relied partly on research from our Tobacco Control Research Group.

Jemma Rowlandson takes 3MT crown

CSCT PhD Jemma Rowlandson has won the University's 3MT competition.

Education partnership in Jordan to boost international research & recruitment

We've reached a new agreement between our Department of Education and the Amman Baccalaureate School as part of our wider engagement with Jordan.

Helmet wearing increases risk taking and sensation seeking

Could wearing a helmet make you take more risks? Our latest study from psychology suggests so.

Showcase highlights ‘tremendous impact’ of our early career researchers

Read about the impacts our early career researchers are making from this week's Vice-Chancellor Research Day.

NHS reorganisation and workload pressures causing GP retention crisis

A new report from our Department for Health highlights why many GPs are leaving the profession early.

Poor countries are hardest hit by tobacco marketing

A new study from researchers in the Tobacco Control Research Group published in the WHO Bulletin reveals how tobacco companies are targeting poor countries.

Academic advises on ethics for regulators

Professor Ania Zalewska has taken part in an expert roundtable discussion on the ethical standards of regulators, organised by the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL).

Implications of dignity for international development highlighted at major conference

Dr Séverine Deneulin from the Centre for Development Studies was a major contributor to last week's Human Dignity and Human Development Conference in the US.

International RC19 Conference to feature cutting-edge global research on social policy and welfare

At the end of this month the University will host this international guests as it hosts this year's Annual Conference for the International Sociological Association's RC19 group.

New IPR report challenges effectiveness of austerity policies in UK and Eurozone

The latest IPR Spotlights report challenges the effectiveness of austerity policies.

New report on vocational qualifications and degree outcomes

A new HEA-commissioned report from researchers in our School of Management and Department of Education is out today.

New generation Free Trade Agreements reshaping the rules of the global economy

Event in London today and tomorrow organised by POLIS Bath on Free Trade Agreements in EU and economic governance.

Why we (still) need to talk about death and society

Our Centre for Death & Society turns 10 today.

What is development about in an unequal world?

Celebrating 40 years of our Centre for Development Studies.

Revitalise UK manufacturing image for sector success

A new policy brief from our Institute for Policy Research urges Government to address the outdated image of the UK manufacturing industry to re-invigorate its future.

Closer controls needed to combat ‘under the radar’ UK Mafia

Dr Felia Allum is co-convening a high profile event in London on Tuesday into organised crime in the UK.