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On 29th April 2024, PolicyWISE and Resolution Foundation hosted an event to reflect on 25 years of devolution, considering the economic lessons and to explore avenues for the future. We were joined...
7th May 2024
Government “ditches” or misses target is hardly man bites dog or Elvis and Lord Lucan caught together on top of Shergar. But the recent Scottish Government announcement does give us policy wonks an...
19th April 2024
Your chance to attend a unique event (in person or online) to hear our panel share their experiences of how the governments in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, and Westminster have used economic policy...
4th April 2024
This was originally a blog for the Policy profession 2024 is set to be a bumper year for elections – with a new Welsh First Minister in March, local government elections for England in May, and a UK...
19th March 2024
Botox, belly button rings and sunbeds – the beauty and cosmetic interventions business is thriving. Whether it’s getting a sleeve tattoo, topping up the tan before a holiday or injections into faces...
4th March 2024
The purpose of our Research Plan is to ensure that we have a robust evidence base that can be used to expand policy engagement, policy learning and knowledge exchange across the four nations. Our...
1st March 2024
We are advertising three fixed-term roles to join our PolicyWISE team – a Communications Support Assistant, a Research Associate and a Support Officer. Please share with your networks, forward to...
23rd February 2024
Thinking comparatively –Sunshine Stats and Tourist Taxes Readers of our February newsletter will have started bulk buying their sunscreen as we revealed the sunniest destinations across Britain and...
9th February 2024
At PolicyWISE, one of our aims is to encourage and support research and researchers to think comparatively from the outset, broadening the impact of their work and the benefit they can bring to...
26th January 2024
Readers of our January newsletter will have spotted what we described as a Generally Depressing Picture (to differentiate from the December newsletter GPP - Greggs Per Population).    As part of...
23rd January 2024
As the weather turns ever colder, the PolicyWISE team have been looking at the issues around rough sleeping and what respective governments are doing to address it. Wise in 5: Rough sleeping and...
10th January 2024
Both the Welsh and Scottish Governments are publishing their draft budgets on Tuesday, 19th December, with consultations and debates to follow in the New Year. There will be keen interest in where...
15th December 2023
PolicyWISE works in collaboration with The Open University’s Open Societal Challenges (OSC) Programme to support research teams to mature their ideas in tackling some of the key societal challenges...
14th December 2023
On November 15th 2023, academics from The Open University joined forces with renowned writer and broadcaster Professor David Olusoga for a landmark event to celebrate the launch of PolicyWISE...
30th November 2023
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PolicyWISE brought together an expert panel to explore “Influencing Government Policy across the UK and Ireland” at the Festival of Higher Education. The festival, hosted by Wonkhe and the University...
29th November 2023
Wise in 5 is the only regular snapshot comparative guide to public policy issues across the nations of the UK and Ireland. Each Wise in 5 guides you, in an easy-to-read format, through the different...
19th October 2023
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A core pillar of PolicyWISE’s vision is the need to produce a robust evidence base that can be used to expand policy engagement and knowledge exchange across the four nations of the UK. In order to...
16th October 2023
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Dewi sat down with Catherine May, PolicyWISE’s Senior External Affairs and Communications Manager to discuss his background, ambitions and passion for comparative research and policy development, and...
10th October 2023
In August 2023, we submitted evidence to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee at the House of Commons for their Devolution Capability in Whitehall inquiry.
14th September 2023

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