British Geological Survey

Data from underground

The UK is building two underground observatories. Their unique approach with accessible open data makes it possible to review options for zero and low carbon technologies.

British Psychological Society & Wiley

Mental health and frontline staff

Examine the research evidence showing the extent of psychological support needed for a health care system that is resilient enough to cope with unprecedented challenges, such as Covid-19.

Imperial College London

Housing retrofit: a case study on net zero interventions

To reach net zero pollution in 2050, much of our existing infrastructure needs to be retrofitted. This briefing explores how this can present an opportunity to take a new systems approach through the example of buildings.

Institute of Development Studies

Community engagement, trust building and tackling misinformation in a pandemic

What are effective measures that reduce misinformation, increase public trust in official advice and help mitigate the impact of restrictions?

Institute of Physics

Physics in a pandemic

There has been little coverage of the contribution of physical science to tackling the pandemic. This briefing explores how low public awareness of physical science in our daily lives is limiting the number of young people who choose to study physics.

Institute of Physics

Physics talent lost before A-levels/Highers

Evidence shows that by the time students are choosing their A-levels/Highers they are already discouraged. Look at the case for intervention at entry to A-levels/Highers to address the diversity problem in physics.

London School of Economics and Political Science

Can AI help to prevent domestic abuse?

The nature of domestic abuse has changed during lockdown. This briefing looks at how AI can be used to predict which victims of domestic violence are most at risk, and how police resources can be used effectively.

Royal Society of Chemistry

Scarce materials: saving key elements to a green future

Some raw materials are crucial to tackling climate change, but they risk becoming scarce. This briefing sets out ways to recover, reuse and recycle them.

University of Exeter

Boosting UK productivity

Since 2008 the UK has suffered stagnated productivity growth. How can giving company boards the power to prevent a takeover incentivise investment in UK R&D and boost productivity?

University of Leeds

Future proofing infrastructure decisions to achieve net zero

Climate change and COVID-19 are posing challenges for all infrastructure systems, from transport to water. Explore how MPs can accommodate this uncertainty when reviewing policy options designed to reach net zero emissions.

University of Nottingham

Is healthy + sustainable + carbon-neutral food realistic?

Covid-19 has exposed the fragility of our food systems. This briefing will explore the integrated approach required across production, consumption and retail to secure UK food supply.

University of Oxford

Net zero for your constituency

Accessing the resource library to help businesses in your constituency take action against global warming.

University of Southampton

Did disjointed systems prevent effective Covid-19 PPE entering the market?

Explore the real life execution of regulatory policies, exemplified by the case of PeRSo, a reusable powered air purifying respirator – an alternative to standard PPE that has been developed since March.

University of Southampton

Estimating the education loss and inequality from Covid-19

Bringing together measurements of the inequalities from prolonged distance learning and parental occupation to estimate which areas are at highest risk of increased disparity.

University of Southampton/NIHR

Nursing interventions – what works?

Four interventions designed to support nursing teams and prevent poor care. Explore their relative impact for an evidence-based solution.