The official journal of the STEP section is the Review of Policy Research (RPR). RPR is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to the publication of research and analysis examining the politics and policy of science and technology. These may include issues of science policy, environment, resource management, information networks, cultural industries, biotechnology, security and surveillance, privacy, globalization, education, research and innovation, development, intellectual property, health and demographics. The journal encompasses research and analysis on politics and the outcomes and consequences of policy change in domestic and comparative contexts.
The audience for RPR comprises members of the academic community, as well as members of the policy community, including government officials, NGOs and advocacy groups, research institutes and policy analysts.