Launched at the inaugural conference hosted by the University of Cambridge in 2015, Data for Policy is an independent initiative to promote interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral discussion between all stakeholders with interest in potentials of Data Science research to enhance government operations and policy-making.
A policy workshop, exploring issues of digital privacy and the interlinked roles of encryption and business.
Dame Anne Glover will deliver the 2016 Dr S T Lee Lecture on science advice in the European Union.
What are the big opportunities to deliver on the aims of the agri-tech strategy? This policy workshop seeks to explore this question in the context of the rapidly developing plans for the new Cambridge Centre for Crop Science (3CS), a collaboration between NIAB and the University of Cambridge that will enhance research in crop sciences, promote knowledge exchange and develop resilience in food security.
On the 10 May, #techUKPS2030 will explore how the public services that citizens receive from Government will be revolutionised by the innovative technologies of the future.
In his lecture, Jeremy Purseglove, author of "Taming the Flood: Rivers, Wetlands and the Centuries-old Battle against Flooding" explores the cause of flooding in Britain and questions whether government policy on flood prevention is fit for purpose.