University of Cambridge

CSaP

The Centre for Science and Policy

Upcoming events


Caring for Dying People - what matters?

The Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research aims to inform policy through evidence-based research on health services in the UK and internationally.


Professional Development Policy Workshop for Behavioural Scientists

In partnership with Cambridge Neuroscience, the Centre for Science and Policy is organising a workshop for early career researchers in neuroscience and behavioural sciences at the University of Cambridge. This event will take place at Downing College on the 2 December 2014.


Cities and climate change

For the first time in history, more people live in urban areas than in rural. This proportion will increase to two-thirds by 2050, with up to 180,000 people moving to cities every day.* What are the implications of this movement ...


The organised mind: thinking straight in the age of information overload - LONDON

Daniel Levitin is a cognitive neuroscientist specialising in music perception and cognition. In his talk he will review the cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory, and how recent findings can help all of us to become more productive.


The organised mind: thinking straight in the age of information overload - CAMBRIDGE

Daniel Levitin is a cognitive neuroscientist specialising in music perception and cognition. In his talk, he will review the cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory, and how recent findings can help all of us to become more productive.


Recent events


The GCSA at 50: reflections on the past, present and future of scientific advice

To mark the GCSA's 50th birthday, the Royal Society, GO-Science, SPRU, and the Centre for Science and Policy, are working in partnership to host a special event on the past, present and future of scientific advice.


Dr S T Lee Public Policy Lecture: Professor Steven Chu, Stanford University

Professor Steven Chu, former Energy Secretary under President Obama, will deliver the 2014 S T Lee Lecture on 10 November in Cambridge.


CEDAR: Research and policy meeting

'Are you in a healthy place right now? Neighbourhood food environments, diet and health' This meeting will feature presentations by leading researchers and policymakers in this field, and will provide plenty of time for discussion and interaction.


How Governing Has Become Harder

How governing has become harder -- the increasing external, and self-imposed constraints on governments. A Lady Margaret Lecture to be given by the Rt Hon Peter Riddell CBE, Director of the Institute for Government.


Edges, horizons and transformations: the future of innovation policy

Ahead of the publication of a new UK strategy for science and innovation, this half-day event will explore the lessons, dilemmas and trajectories that could shape innovation in the UK, Europe and globally in the decades to come.