CSaP's mission is to improve public policy through the more effective use of evidence and expertise. We do this by creating opportunities for public policy professionals and academics to learn from each other.

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

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 ...

Policy Workshops

The Future of Genomic Medicine Patents in Europe and the US

Decisions relating to the patenting of genomics medicine technology were debated at a recent CSaP Policy workshop on precision medicine and intellectual property.

Policy Workshops

Do conspiracy theories undermine democracy?

Last month we hosted a roundtable discussion in Cambridge for our Policy Leaders Fellows which explored the relationship between conspiracy, democracy and trust.

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Policy Roundtable on Emerging Technologies

A policy roundtable was convened by CSaP, bringing together members of the Cabinet Office and assorted academics to discuss the policy challenges and opportunities of emerging technologies.


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Policy Workshops

Threats to the university, humanities and science

Despite generating an historic amount of research in fields barely imaginable a generation ago, some consider the reputation of science to be at an all time low. Events ...

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.