POST work

This section lists ongoing and future projects approved by the POST Board.

For additional information, or to contribute evidence, literature, or as an external reviewer please contact expressing which project you are interested in contributing to, how and what your expertise is.

Biology and health

  • Advances in cancer treatment
  • Alternatives to plastic food packaging
  • Antibiotic use in animals and resistance in human pathogens
  • Blockchain technology in the food chain
  • Causes of obesity
  • Climate change and vector-borne disease
  • Industry influence on public health policy
  • Outward medical tourism
  • Researching gambling

Energy and environment

  • Assessing and restoring soil microbiomes
  • Climate change and fisheries
  • Climate change and wildfire frequency
  • Developments in wind power
  • Environmental gain
  • Food waste
  • Insect population decline
  • Natural hazard risk assessment

Physical sciences and ICT

  • Civilian drones
  • Key EU space programmes
  • Online safety education for young people

Social sciences

  • Approaches to reducing violent crime, focusing on early interventions
  • Behaviour change in health and social care
  • Improving eyewitness testimony
  • Research glossary

Contact POST

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
Houses of Parliament

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