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Upcoming events

Inside the Nudge Unit: how small changes can make a big difference

In his lecture, David Halpern will draw on his 2015 book - Inside the Nudge Unit - to reflect on the nudge approach and the application of behavioural economics to public policy. A Cambridge Public Policy lecture in collaboration with ...

Digital Government: Not Complicated, Just Hard

Tom Loosemore, the former Director of the Government Digital Service, will speak on Digital Government: Not Complicated, Just Hard. He will talk about the history and the lessons learned from 5 years with the GDS and the challenges of implementing Digital by Default in the public sector.

Recent events

Life Sciences & Society Seminar

In this seminar Jon Sussex will describe the findings of a just-completed, MRC-funded study by King's College London, RAND Europe and the Office of Health Economics, which provides for the first time an estimate of how much industry R&D in the UK is stimulated by publicly funded medical research in the UK.

Climate Change Policy – A Focus on Demand Reduction?

This afternoon seminar, organised by the Cambridge Public Policy SRI, will discuss whether climate change policy should focus more on demand reduction strategies.

Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research Annual Lecture

The Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research (CCHSR) is holding its Annual Lecture at the Addenbrookes campus. This year they are pleased to welcome Simon Stevens, who will be speaking on the future of the National Health Service.

The Challenge of Political Leadership

Date: 10:00 - 18:00 + Drinks, Friday 13th November 2015Venue: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Cambridge This symposium will build on the Science and 21st Century Leadership workshop that the Churchill Archives Centre ran with the Centre for Science earlier ...

A New Charter of Athens

The Department of Architecture at the University of Cambridge is delighted to invite members of the public to attend this year's Sir Arthur Marshall Lecture by Visiting Professor Richard Sennett.