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How to use systems thinking to drive improved outcomes in complex situations.
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Foresight projects give evidence to policymakers to help them create policies that are more resilient to the future.
The Futures Toolkit provides a set of tools and techniques to help government officials use long-term strategic thinking in 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
Access support and expertise to help you think about the future.
Five steps that we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing.
Tips, advice and guidance to help policymakers embed long-term thinking and external insight into policy making.
Foresight project looking at how we can respond to rising levels of obesity in the UK.
Areas of research interest (ARI) give details about the main research questions facing government departments.
Foresight report looking at how we can respond to rising levels of obesity in the UK.
Foresight project looking at how to improve mental capital and mental wellbeing through life.
Foresight report looking at how to improve mental resources and mental wellbeing through life.
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.
How to apply for jobs and internships at the Government Office for Science.
Information about the structure of the Government Office for Science.
These research papers explore how a particular issue might affect different areas of policy.
A report examining future sea level rise scenarios for the UK and their projected impacts on UK infrastructure.
Visual representations of the different factors that influence levels of obesity.
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