About POST resources

Here you will find a range of resources produced by POST. From comprehensive guides designed to help policy makers understand research evidence, to practical guides for experts interested in contributing to POSTnotes, and frequently asked questions.

Communicating uncertainty in research for Parliament

When summarising research evidence for Parliamentarians, communicating uncertainty is critical to presenting research findings in a responsible, transparent and meaningful way.

COVID-19 glossary

The most common scientific terms used in research that relates to COVID-19.

Understanding research evidence

What is good research evidence? From study design to data collection and interpretation, this series goes over everything you need to know about research.

Curious about policy briefings?

What are policy briefings? How do we select, research and produce briefings? We've put 30 years of experience into a short guide for experts and students.

Contributing to a POSTnote as an expert

To make sure our briefings are comprehensive and balanced, we need expert input. What does a good submission look like?

Do you have questions about our fellowships?

POST hands out dozens of fellowships every year to students and researchers. Do you have a question about start dates, funding, or COVID-19? We most likely already have an answer.