Foresight: Volume 15 Issue 3


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Optimising web‐based information retrieval methods for horizon scanning

Marco A. Palomino, Alexandra Vincenti, Richard Owen

Web‐based information retrieval offers the potential to exploit a vast, continuously updated and widely available repository of emerging information to support horizon scanning

E‐health futures in Bangladesh

Umar Sheraz, Sohail Inayatullah, Ali Shah

The purpose of this paper is to delineate alternative e‐health futures for public health policymaking in Bangladesh.


From flood science to flood policy: the Foresight Future Flooding project seven years on

Edmund C. Penning‐Rowsell, Edward P. Evans, Jim W. Hall, Alistair G.L. Borthwick

The Foresight Future Flooding (FFF) project researched flood risk in the UK to the year 2100 for central government, using scenarios and a national risk assessment model backed by


Assessing future travel demand: a need to account for non‐transport technologies?

Christa Hubers, Glenn Lyons

Travel is usually not valued in and of itself, but for the activities it allows people to partake in. Therefore, if change occurs in either the activities people perform, or in


M&A between giants: the fastest way to dominate the world economy

Rosa Caiazza, William Hsieh, Mayank Tiwari, Dror Topf

The purpose of this paper is to help a reader to understand how ExxonMobil has become the largest company in the world, by studying the most important event that contributed to

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