2020 marks 25 years since Foresight published the first panel reports. We’ve worked under seven Government Chief Scientific Advisors and six Prime Ministers. We’ve adapted our approach to suit the policy making culture of the day, and the prevailing issues …
If you were to ask my teenage self what I’d be working on as an adult, it’s unlikely she would have said that I’d be a Futurist, able to tell her about the future beyond 2018. But whether it comes from …
The Government Office for Science (GOS) are recruiting graduate interns to work on a wide range of important, high-profile science and policy issues. Two current interns talk about their experiences. Sam Patel, Futures and Foresight team intern I joined the …
It is common knowledge that girls outperform boys at school in almost every subject, and that more women than men now go to university.
Britain has struggled to produce economically valuable skills for over 130 years. How can this be fixed?
Especially since the surge in university and college enrolments around 1990, Britain's workforce has become very much more educated.
Learning occurs in all workplaces as part of everyday activity. So why do some workplaces create more learning opportunities than others?
Learning is good for your health, your wealth, your civic engagement, and for your family’s future prospects.
I attended a meeting with Sir Mark Walport recently where he said that academics need to work more effectively with government policymakers.
Professor Mike Campbell's new evidence review for Foresight explores why we need to change the type and level of skills in the UK.