POST work

This section lists ongoing and future projects approved by the POST Board. To view the full scopes of the projects below, as well as provisional start dates and contact details of the team member leading each project, please click through to the appropriate section.

Biology and health

In production

  • Autism update
  • Causes of obesity
  • Outward medical tourism
  • Regulating germline therapies

Scheduled

  • 3D printing in medicine
  • Blockchain technology in the food chain
  • Industry influence on public health policy
  • Resilient food supply chains
  • Researching gambling
  • Screen time in young people

Energy and environment

In production

  • Climate change and aviation
  • Environmental gain
  • Food waste
  • Global deal for nature
  • Heat networks
  • Insect population decline

Scheduled

  • Bioenergy and carbon capture and storage
  • Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture
  • Sustainable cooling

Physical sciences and ICT

In production

  • Algorithms and accountability
  • Civilian drones
  • Critical materials

Scheduled

  • Infrastructure and climate change
  • Key EU space programmes

Social sciences

In production

  • Integrating health and social care
  • Non-custodial sentencing
  • Research glossary

Scheduled

  • Online extremism

Contact POST

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
Houses of Parliament
Westminster
London
SW1A 0AA

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