Professor Philip Taylor gives evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee. 23 March 2021 Professor Philip Taylor gave evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee on the role of batteries and fuel cells in achieving Net Zero.
- New ESRC IAA project: Sharing the lessons learned to improve prison healthcare in the UK 25 July 2022 What are the impacts of austerity on prison healthcare in England since 2010? With prisons reportedly still ‘in recovery’ from COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, and multiple pressures on the NHS and the public finances, how will the health of prisoners be protected and improved? How can advocates for better health care make their case?
- Commons Select Committee calls for ideas from the public 14 July 2022 ‘My Science Inquiry’ invites proposals on what the Science and Technology Committee should investigate next and why, including what action is needed from the Government.
- PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY: Research assistant or Doctoral student to work with the new Bristol Living Rent Commission 29 June 2022 This is an exciting opportunity for a post-doc or PhD student to work alongside the Bristol One City team, gathering evidence and compiling a report summarising the work of the new Bristol Living Rent Commission.
- Professor Philip Taylor gives evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee. 23 March 2021 Professor Philip Taylor gave evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee on the role of batteries and fuel cells in achieving Net Zero.
- Bristol academics Ioanna Bakopoulou and Will Baker meet the APPG on a Fit and Healthy Childhood 26 February 2021 Bristol academics Ioanna Bakopoulou and Will Baker recently attending a meeting at the All Party Parliamentary Group on a fit and healthy childhood.
- Global experts create COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook 12 January 2021 A team of scientific experts, led by the University of Bristol, have created an online guide to help fight the spread of misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines. Topics in the handbook include public behaviour and attitudes, policy, facts, and misinformation.
- Policy engagement training for researchers 4 December 2020 Interested in learning more about how you can engage with policy and policymakers? Below are some upcoming training opportunities to introduce you to policy engagement, or refine your skills.
- Government announces ten-point plan for Green Industrial Revolution 18 November 2020 The Prime Minister has announced his ten-point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, covering clean energy, transport, nature, and innovative technologies, allowing the UK to eradicate its contribution to climate change by 2050. It is an important step in the run up to COP26 climate summit in Glasgow next year, and part of Johnson’s broader ‘levelling up’ policy.
- Expertise in illicit drug research, emissions monitoring and extreme weather events showcased in new policy briefings 29 July 2020 PolicyBristol has commissioned three new briefings that highlight policy-relevant research being carried out at the University of Bristol in the areas of illicit drugs, emissions monitoring and extreme weather events.
- EBI-funded project produces explanatory materials on COVID-related changes to health law and guidance across the UK 29 July 2020 Professor John Coggon (Centre for Health, Law, and Society, University of Bristol Law School), in collaboration with the UK Faculty of Public Health, PolicyBristol and colleagues in Law Schools at Cardiff University, the University of Edinburgh, and Queen’s University Belfast, is leading an Elizabeth Blackwell Institute-funded project to track and analyse COVID-19 related developments in law and policy as these apply to health professionals and the contexts in which they work.