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Possibilities

A series of parliamentary seminars by the University of Oxford exploring the link between the most recent research and public policy making.

If you would like to attend any of these events please contact our Events Office.

Police: Symbolic and Effective Guardians?

How far should public perceptions of and trust in the police inform our approach to modern policing?

Parliamentary hostLord Harris of Haringey
Oxford speakerProfessor Ben Bradford

Date and venue

18 October 2016, Cttee Room 21, 6.30-8.30 pm.

Migration Impacts

Migration has been occurring from the Indian sub-continent into the UK for well over a hundred years. How far can our understanding of the impact on our culture help shape our future policy?

Parliamentary hostVirendra Sharma MP, Chair of the APPG on India
Oxford speakerProfessor Elleke Boehmer

Date and venue

1 November 2016, Grimond Room, 6.00-8.00 pm.

The Million Women Study

How a major project reviewing women’s health and running since 1997 has influenced health policy on issues from heart disease to HRT.

Parliamentary hostKevin Barron MP: Chair of the APPG on Primary Care and Public Health
Oxford speakerProfessor Valerie Beral

Date and venue

29 November 2016, Cttee Room 6, 4.00-6.00 pm.

Preventing Strokes

How the Express study resulted on revised guidance to the Government for usable and affordable strategies for preventing strokes.

Parliamentary hostBen Howlett MP: Chair of the APPG on Strokes
Oxford speakerProfessor Peter Rothwell

Date and venue

17 January 2017, Room T, Portcullis House, 5.30-7.30 pm.

Encouraging debate and better policy in Eastern Europe

How can research on capacity building and institution building in Eastern Europe and the Ukraine in particular begin to inform our foreign policy?

Parliamentary hostSir Gerald Howarth, Chair, APPG on the Ukraine.
Oxford speakerProfessor Gwendolyn Sasse

Date and venue

23 January 2017, Cttee Room 5, 4.30-6.30 pm.

Making Winners out of Savers

How innovative savings packages in the United States helped people who have not traditionally saved to put money away for the first time.

Parliamentary hostYvonne Fovargue MP: Chair of the Debt and Personal Finance APPG
Oxford speakerProfessor Peter Tufano

Date and venue

24 January 2017, Cttee Room 18, 6.30-8.30 pm.