Understanding Society provides independent, up-to-date evidence to decision makers in the UK and across the world.
We believe long-term studies can make a positive difference to the lives of people living in the UK. Our Policy Unit works with organisations to enhance their understanding of longitudinal research, facilitate knowledge exchange, shape new thinking and inform policy.
Policy Fellowships support researchers who undertake a social science research project which has the potential to make a substantial contribution to informing and influencing public policy using Understanding Society data.
‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’ outlines government proposals and plans on a range of health issues, including...