Charlie Stansfield from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) gives an insight into the little-known work of a world-leading forensic science facility in keeping the UK safe.
Analysis and factual trends
Professor Chris Whitty, interim Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA) and CSA at the Department of Health, looks at how government scientific capability has been applied during national and international crises.
Dan Chugg describes the strategic communications operation he set up to counter Daesh propaganda as part of the Global Coalition for the Defeat of Isis.
Chris Skidmore MP, Minister for the Constitution, discusses the steps being taken to ensure that opportunities to lead UK public bodies are open and accessible to all.
Zamila Bunglawala and Marcus Bell, respectively deputy director and director of the Race Disparity Unit in the Cabinet Office, explain the purpose of the Race Disparity Audit.
Jazz Bhogal explains how the new Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Strategy sets out to realise the Civil Service's ambition of being the UK's most inclusive employer by 2020.
Head of the Civil Service Jeremy Heywood explains why diverse and inclusive workplaces are so important – particularly in the Civil Service.
Conrad Bird, Director of the ‘GREAT’ campaign at the Department for International Trade (DIT), explains how they measure its impact.
Exploring Economics is a cross-Civil Service network for increasing awareness and understanding of economics among civil servants and breaking down barriers to smarter economics in government. Thomas Bearpark, Andrew Heron and Ben Glover of the Government Economic Service (GES) explain the principles behind its creation.
Defra Chief Economist John Curnow sets out the insights that economics can provide for environmental policy and the important new approaches being developed on natural capital.