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Authors: Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Steven Wooding, Jonathan Grant
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Keywords: international, comparison, frameworks, evaluation, research, health
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This report is based upon, and summarizes findings from, eight health research evaluation frameworks in use in the United Kingdom (UK), Sweden, the United States (2), the Netherlands, Australia, the European Union, Canada, and elsewhere. The report was jointly supported by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) and the International Observatory on Health Research Systems. The Observatory i......
Authors: Lila Rabinovich, Claire Celia, Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Annalijn Conklin
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Keywords: health, change, programmes, public, behaviour, living, influences, healthy, department
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Initiatives aimed at influencing the behaviour of citizens to improve individual and societal outcomes have been systematically used by governments (as well as by non-governmental bodies) for decades in many fields including transport, education, crime and health. Such initiatives are very prominent in the public health field, where they typically focus on aspects of people's lifestyles which can ......
Authors: Jonathan Grant, Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Susan Guthrie, Linda Butler, Steven Wooding
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Keywords: international, practice, review, impacts, research, capturing
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In February 2009, the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) commissioned RAND Europe to review approaches to evaluating the impact of research as part of their wider work programme to develop new arrangements for the assessment and funding of research — referred to as the Research Excellence Framework (REF). The objectives were 1) to review international practice in assessing ......
Authors: Lila Rabinovich, Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Han De Vries, Jan Tiessen, Jack Clift, Anais Reding
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Keywords: affordability, alcohol, consumption, harms, link, union, alcoholic, beverages, european, understanding
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Alcohol has historically been consumed in an unproblematic way by many people across the European Union (EU). However, a significant proportion of alcohol consumption is problematic and generates harms for individuals and societies. Europe has the highest proportion of drinkers and the highest levels of alcohol consumption per population in the world. The high levels of alcohol consumption recorde......
Authors: Christian Van Stolk, Stijn Hoorens, Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Priscillia Hunt, Flavia Tsang, Barbara Janta
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Keywords: participation, reduce, income, inequality, force, labour, lisbon, europe, challenges, promote, life
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The aftermath of the economic crisis of 2008 has undone much of the progress on improving employment and growth in Europe over the last 20 years. Vulnerable groups in particular remain at risk of poverty and not being in employment and education, especially in light of trends that have shaped the labour market including changes in educational requirements and the changes in work.The insights from ......
Authors: Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Jan Tiessen, Alaa Shehabi, Daniel Schweppenstedde, Claire Celia, Christian Van Stolk, Tom Ling
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Keywords: practice, final, report, international, identifying, strategies, policymaking, data
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With the move towards evidence-based policymaking, the need for high-quality data — which can include statistical and qualitative data, but also existing research — has increased for policy makers and public sector organisations. Against this background DG SANCO asked RAND Europe to explore international good practice of using data in policymaking. Based on previous research in this fi......
Authors: Jonathan Grant, Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Annalijn Conklin, Michael Hallsworth, Anna Marie Vilamovska, Evi Hatziandreu
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Keywords: stage, review, nhs, informing, ideas, innovation, issues
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This document briefing, prepared for the Department of Health, presents a ‘think piece’ on the key issues and ideas on innovation in the NHS. The objective of the work was to provide a challenge function for the Department of Health on its work around innovation for the NHS Next Stage Review . The issues and ideas are grounded in theory or empirical evidence and, where possible, suppor......
Authors: Jonathan Cave, Constantijn Van Oranje Nassau, Rebecca Schindler, Alaa Shehabi, Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Neil Robinson
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Keywords: options, policy, ubiquitous, internet, society, study, report, technologies, connectivity, socioeconomic, impacts, final, trends
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This report contains a review of technology trends underlying the future Internet Society. It assesses the possible future socio-economic impacts; as well as the changing business models that are likely to emerge in the next 5 to 10 years. The ultimate objective of the study is to make future policy recommendations for the successor programme to the current EU’s ICT strategy: the i2010 progr......
Authors: Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Jonathan Cave, Jonathan Grant
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Keywords: solution, part, procurement, innovation
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This report discusses the possible role and limitations of innovation procurement as an innovation policy instrument. The report was funded by the Health Research Development Policy Research Unit of the English Department of Health.The motivation for the report is the increasing interest of policy makers in procurement as an innovation policy measure, while the gap between the policy and economics......
Authors: Mark A. Schuster, Todd M. Franke, Amy M. Bastian, Sinaroth Sor, Neal Halfon
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Keywords: children, homes, patterns, storage, firearm
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This study determined the prevalence and storage patterns of firearms in US homes with children.......
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