Scientific Advice to Governments

CSaP works with its partners to host lectures, panel discussions and workshops, and carry out research on the history, and future, of scientific advice to governments.

Scientific advice to governments

Nature commentary on Chief Scientific Advisers

Summary of findings published in Nature on Chief Scientific Advisers

Developing the next generation of scientific leaders

Exploring what further provision of training and networking opportunities might be relevant to support aspiring scientific leaders, moving forwards.

The aim of this workshop was to expand the pool of potential scientific leaders and to encourage people to start thinking about these options in mid-career.

Scientific advice to governments

How science can influence policy

There are certain practical realities when it comes to bringing the implications of research to the attention of policy makers. To discuss these and more, the Centre for ...

Professional Development Policy Workshops

Early career researchers discuss the benefits of building connections between science and policy

CSaP organised a talk for early career researchers to gain a better understanding of the role of research in the policy development process.


The #quantum age has the potential to change as much as the #digital revolution. Read my @NewStatesman article on……

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Thanks to @kewgardens Director Richard Deverell and @antonelli_lab for the tour of @Kew_LAA to hear about their……

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Scientific advice to governments

How can government make the most of UK universities?

CSaP Policy Fellows met to discuss how policy makers could make the most of UK universities. We were joined by members of the CSaP Affiliate Network - representatives ...