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    Event on 5 July 2018. In this seminar, academics present the latest research on inequalities experienced by the LGBT+ community. It also explores evidence-based interventions that can minimise the gap with the heterosexual population. Clinicians discuss the challenges and opportunities in delivering care for LGBT+ individuals in NHS services. A speaker from Public Health England also outlines the latest government research and policy aimed at improving the health of this group.

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    Events during the week starting the 25 June 2018. Evidence Week runs from 25–28 July 2018 and brings together people from all walks of life to talk about why evidence matters. .We share insights into how parliamentarians seek and scrutinise evidence, and the role of the House of Commons Library and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) in supporting this work.

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    Event on 28 March 2018. Parliament wants academics from all institutions to feel able and supported to contribute their research to the work of Parliament. That’s why we are organising a one-day event targeted specifically at people working at non-Russell Group universities. The aim is to train, empower and encourage academics and the staff that support them such that they feel confident to work with Parliament, or encourage others to do so.

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    Event on 26 Ocober 2017. This meeting will bring together academic researchers and parliamentary staff, enabling us to learn more about Science Technology and Innovation Studies, whilst academic researchers will be able to learn more about the work of Parliament in regard to securing information and developing science policy.

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    Event on 30 October 2017. What are the expected impacts of the Brexit process currently looking like? What can researchers and experts tell us about the likely policy outcomes of the withdrawal from the European Union?

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    Event on 16 November 2017. This meeting will bring together academic researchers and parliamentary staff, enabling us to learn more about Science Technology and Innovation Studies, whilst academic researchers will be able to learn more about the work of Parliament in regard to securing information and developing science policy.

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    Event on 30 November 2017. How do different types of policy-makers understand and use research across the UK Parliament, and what are the key routes through which research actually gets in? This event launches a new report into how research is conceived and used within the UK Parliament. It is based on a two-year study into how different people understand and use research across parliament, and the key routes with which research gets into it. It is based on a partnership between the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology (POST), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), and UCL’s Department for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Public Policy (STEaPP).

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    Event on 1 March 2017. The Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, and the House of Commons Library are hosting a pre-Spring Budget Briefing on Wednesday 1 March.. IFS Director Paul Johnson will present the Institute’s latest assessment of the public finances and will provide some context for Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget, which will be delivered to Parliament on 8 March.

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    Event on 7 January 2017. Recent estimates from National Grid Plc and the electricity market regulator Ofgem show levels of spare electricity generating capacity falling to low levels in winter 2015/16. In October, a government commissioned report by the Royal Academy of Engineering stated that in the absence of intervention, spare capacity would reduce in a manner that would present an increasing risk to security of supply.

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    Event on 11 November 2017. The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) is delighted to host a reception in collaboration with the Science Museum, celebrating the launch of Collider, a major touring exhibition on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. The exhibition will blend science and theatre to transport visitors into the heart of the most remarkable intellectual adventure of our times.

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    Event on 25 November 2013. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is currently holding a public consultation on the best approach to running the census in the future. Data from the census are used by policy makers, planners and researchers across the public and private sectors. However, our population is changing rapidly and the ONS ‘Beyond 2011’ programme is reviewing different ways of collecting population statistics.

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    Event on 15 October 2013. The IPCC recently released the first of a series of new reports on the scientific evidence for climate change. It is the most comprehensive assessment of scientific knowledge on climate change since the IPCC last reported in 2007, and makes a number of conclusions about the rate, character and causes of recent and future climate change.

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