Impact

by Anna Davies  |  16th May 2019

Urban Food Sharing : Rules, tools and networks by Anna Davies is available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence on OAPEN. In May 2019, The Guardian reported that a third of adults in the UK regularly eat alone; a figure which rises to almost half of all adults within London. This pattern of eating marks a Read More

by Annette Boaz, Huw Davies, Alec Fraser and Sandra Nutley  |  7th May 2019

How has the role of evidence in policy and practice changed in the last 20 years? Recent events such as Michael Gove’s claim that we have “had enough of experts” and the prevalence of fake news create a sense that decision makers apparently choose not to take academic research into account. But there is hope. Read More

Discover 7 ways employers can help tackle the class ceiling in this short video, taken from The Class Ceiling by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison:

by Sue Clayton Anna Gupta and Katie Willis  |  16th April 2019

Find immigration law & policy recommendations and care system policy recommendations in this briefing from the editors of Unaccompanied young migrants: Identity, care and justice…Read more

by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison  |  8th April 2019

An edited excerpt from the epilogue of The Class Ceiling by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison.…Read more

by Claire Ainsley  |  14th March 2019

Claire Ainsley's The New Working Class: How To Win Hearts, Minds and Votes was published by Policy Press in May 2018. It’s been especially interesting seeing how people from all over the political spectrum have seen the opportunities for their side to use the new knowledge to their own advantage.…Read more

by Jefferson Frank, Norman Gowar and Michael Naef  |  13th March 2019

Proposals for policy from the authors of 'English universities in crisis: Markets without competition'.…Read more

As the gap continues to widen between citizens and the political institutions that are meant to govern on their behalf, many people are losing faith in democracy, while large numbers are turning to authoritarian demagogues to lead the way. The only remedy for the growing distrust and discord is to rebuild cooperation between state and citizens.…Read more

Following Theresa May’s survival of this week’s no confidence vote, Janice Morphet, author of Beyond Brexit?, reflects on May's Brexit negotiating strategy over the last two and a half years.…Read more

by Robin Hambleton  |  22nd October 2018

Robin Hambleton reports on how Bristol’s innovations in city governance are seen abroad and on how academic analysis can contribute to policy-making.…Read more