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Why should we think more actively about our travel choices? 

When you’re standing on the train platform, do you think about why you chose that route to work?  How many other possible ways could there be to get to your destination?  What is important to you when you’re making decisions - cost, convenience, flexibility, or perhaps you’re just looking for a detour …

How are emerging technologies changing the way we farm our food?

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In this second instalment of our Emerging Technology (EmTech) blog series we are exploring some new technologies for agriculture. This series covers some of the innovative and exciting technologies the Government Office for Science’s (GOS) EmTech Scanning Programme has identified. …

Futures, Foresight and Horizon Scanning: Finding a Way Forward 

You’ve heard all about the benefits of Futures, Foresight and Horizon Scanning and you’re ready to get started. But exactly where do you begin? What resources are available and where do you find them? Who can you call to ask …

How will new technologies change what you do?

EmTech medical technologies

Novel technology is bringing many opportunities and disruptions which offer possibilities that could change our lives. The Government Office for Science’s Emerging Technology Programme helps government think about how potential new technologies may affect policy choices. Read on to find out about three emerging technologies identified by GOS’ Emerging Technology Scan that could change how we practise medicine in the UK.