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The home of Government Office for Science on GOV.UK. We advise the Prime Minister and members of the Cabinet, to ensure that government policies and decisions are informed by the best scientific evidence and strategic long-t…
Areas of research interest (ARI) give details about the main research questions facing government departments.
The Futures Toolkit provides a set of tools and techniques to help government officials use long-term strategic thinking in policy making.
How to use systems thinking to drive improved outcomes in complex situations.
Foresight projects give evidence to policymakers to help them create policies that are more resilient to the future.
Five steps that we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing.
Visual representations of the different factors that influence levels of obesity.
Access support and expertise to help you think about the future.
How to apply for jobs and internships at the Government Office for Science.
Tips, advice and guidance to help policymakers embed long-term thinking and external insight into policy making.
Evidence base of long-term trends for UK policy makers, Spring 2021.
The Civil Service is taking a new, joined-up approach to horizon scanning to help inform current policy making.
First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
STEM Futures is a partnership of organisations across industry, academia and the public sector to facilitate knowledge exchange in STEM.
Foresight report looking at how we can respond to rising levels of obesity in the UK.
We advise the Prime Minister and members of the Cabinet, to ensure that government policies and decisions are informed by the best scientific evidence and strategic long-term thinking.
The skills you need to be a scientist or engineer in government.
A series of rapid evidence reviews exploring current research and technology applicable to learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs).
Foresight report looking at how to improve mental resources and mental wellbeing through life.
Guidance, trends and projects to inform and support government officials to think strategically about the future.
This report is designed to help policy makers test the UK’s net zero strategy against scenarios for how society could look in future.
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