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We convene our network to provide fresh perspectives and critical challenges to conventional thinking.

Through our workshops, Fellowships and research programme, we have pioneered new ways of bringing academia and public policy together.

Policy Workshops

Civil Society Futures: Public policy perspectives on civil society

A CSaP Policy Workshop looked at future possibilities for more effective engagement between civil society and government.

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How can we make the best use of urban green space?

CSaP's Policy Workshop, held in collaboration with the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and Grow Wild, brought together practitioners, residents, academics and local government officials together at ...

Scientific advice to governments

CSaP hosts Policy Fellows from the MENA region

CSaP organised a programme of meetings for seven Policy Fellows from the MENA region (from Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Turkey) who visited the UK in October and November ...

Policy Workshops

Future directions for innovation in agriculture

A CSaP Policy Workshop, chaired by David Willetts brought together senior researchers, policy makers, and agricultural sector representatives, to discuss the way forward for 'Innovation in Agriculture'.


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Scientific advice to governments

Statesmanship in a scientific age

The greatest challenges facing global leaders and the skills needed for effective leadership in the modern world were examined in a series of events as part of the ...

CSaP in numbers

Our programmes, workshops, and professional development activities provide opportunities for policy professionals and researchers to discuss and debate high-priority public policy issues.