In response to the Coronavirus pandemic the Centre for Science and Policy is, for the time being, changing the way we deliver our services. We are developing new ways to keep you informed throughout this difficult time.

Most recently, we've launched a podcast series on Science, Policy and Pandemics, which is produced in partnership with the Cambridge Immunology Network and Cambridge Infectious Diseases and which is available on all major podcasting platforms.

Science, Policy and Pandemics

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.

CSaP Annual Conference

Showcasing our work and the themes we have covered throughout the year.

Our annual event welcomes more than 200 people from across a range of government, academic and business organisations to discuss our most recent work on research and policy ...

Scientific advice to governments

The Crisis of the Anthropocene

As part of the 2020 Christ's Climate Series, Professor Charlie Kennel posited that climate change is no longer simply a scientific or technological problem, but rather a global ...

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Perspectives on Citizen Science

During the lightning round of CSaP's Spring 2020 Virtual Citizen Science Conference, six individuals working in different aspects of citizen science shared their stories and offered their perspective ...

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Michael Wakelam 1955 - 2020

We were very sorry to learn of the death of Professor Michael Wakelam, Director of the Babraham Institute who passed away at the end of last month.


Read the latest blog from DG for Regulation, Ed Humpherson, as featured in the blog for Data and Policy published b……

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In these testing times, we are all reading online much more than ever before. If you are finding the increase in sc……

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How can scientists engage with the policy world?

How do government, public policy development processes, and science interact? How can scientists engage with the policy world? Policy advisers and academics met with postdoctoral researchers from 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.