POST - Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

POST is Parliament's in-house source of independent, balanced and accessible analysis of public policy issues related to science and technology.

About POST

POST's aim is to help parliamentarians examine science and technology issues effectively. By writing briefings, organising events and assisting Select Committees, we have supported parliamentarians in their decision-making since 1989.

POST Publications

POSTnotes

POST publishes 20-30 POSTnotes (short briefing notes) each year, along with occasional longer reports and short POSTboxes. They focus on current science and technology issues and aim to anticipate policy implications for parliamentarians

Evaluation

News on evaluation of the use of research evidence in parliamentary business

Work programme

POST's work falls into five main areas. Projects being carried out by POST staff and fellows are listed in this section, as well as projects that have been approved by the Board but not yet begun.

POST Events

POST runs seminars, receptions and other events on science and technology topics.

Africa programme

Ugandan parliament

With funding from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, POST is running a programme to help African parliaments strengthen their capacity in science and technology.

POST Fellowships

POST fellows

POST runs several fellowship schemes with Research Councils, learned societies and charities, through which PhD students are sponsored to spend three months working at POST

Contact POST

POST
7 Millbank
London
SW1P 3JA

E: post@parliament.uk
T: 020 7219 2840
F: 020 7219 2849

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