There is a growing lament in Australia that politicians let us down. But the lesson from the pandemic is that we, the people, have the power to change our economy and politics for a better future.
The food and beverage industry is increasingly involved in the policymaking process.
Coronavirus is hitting some communities harder than others. But a lack of very basic data categorisation means it's difficult for the UK government to tailor its response.
At times of high tension, governments can be cornered into making mistakes by responding to the wrong pressures.
Simple policies, such as the free bus pass for older adults, not only reduce loneliness but also help older people maintain cognitive function.
Indonesian policymaking is predominantly informed by research with poor theoretical engagement, with no strong tradition of peer review and with legal threats to academic freedom.
Policies that will drive investment and change the structure of economies in the West African sub region are facing several challenges.
The process known as policy analysis requires careful consideration and deliberation. In most cases, the public also gets to weigh in.
Ramaphosa’s "new dawn" will require a rigorous evidence-base of what works to guide high-level policy planning and design.
The latest data offer a vital resource for understanding Gauteng's multi-faceted challenges.
The Indonesian public sector has some challenges to overcome to be able to design better policies.
Soil scientists have rarely gone the extra mile to translate their knowledge into forms that can be integrated into economic decision making.
From the 20th-century process of policy trial and error, the nations that married the strengths of markets and government came out ahead.
Health research in Indonesia are mostly kept in library shelves instead of being used in policymaking.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has rejected a Trump administration proposal to reward coal and nuclear power plants for storing fuel on-site, as a way to make the power system more reliable.
New research finds a state of confusion when it comes to Australian government policymaking on housing, despite its huge economic and social significance.
Research comes with risk and uncertainty so getting the right message across to the people who matter can be a challenge for scientists. A new plan out today hopes to change that.
A new report highlights how little we know about what works and what doesn't when it comes to publicly-funded Indigenous programs. It's a similar story in other policy areas – but we can do better.
Researchers and policymakers need to talk to each other. If they don't, important research will merely gather dust and policies might do more harm than good.
Very few academics do a great deal to share their often important and relevant research with the general public. What's holding them back?