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 post@parliament.uk 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
Westminster
London
SW1A 0AA

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