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The Centre for Science and Policy

Upcoming events

What can history tell us about current health inequalities?

This year's Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU) Annual Lecture will be delivered by Professor Simon Szreter, Professor of History and Public Policy, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge.

Effective Policy to Address the UK’s STEM Gap: Education, Immigration & Women in Science

At this event, a panel of leaders will discuss the vast number of areas of policy, from education to immigration, which affect the STEM job market and status of the UK from the perspective of academia, industry and government.

Policy making in the era of big data: opportunities and challenges

Conference: 15-17 June 2015, University of Cambridge Current decision-making processes are far from being optimal to represent the best interests of the public and stakeholders as contemporary policy domains are very complex, high-dimensional and include a large dose of uncertainty. ...

Patents on Life: Through the Lenses of Law, Religious Faith and Social Justice

This unique interdisciplinary conference will feature top Vatican officials, academics, lawyers, industry professionals, theologians, and representatives of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops discussing the ethical issues around the patenting of life forms.

Combining Cambridge technologies for the future of healthcare

The objective of this event is to initiate a debate about how using and combining healthcare technologies can help to meet the known and predicted needs of our future patients.

Recent events

Innovative Human-Centred Development Approaches

"Engaging Youth in Peace Building and Development" A talk by Andrew Russell, the UN Development Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Kosovo.

Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar

This conference, organised by the Westminster Health Forum, will be an opportunity to assess latest thinking and developments in healthcare research - in the UK, and more widely.

China’s Internet Market & Digital Marketing Strategies

The Chinese Weekly, one of Pembroke College's Corporate Partners, together with the British Council have invited three founders from China's leading technology companies to provide first-hand information about the China digital market. The topics will include SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Big Data and British Universities' digital performance in China market etc.

EPRG Energy & Environment Seminar

"Climate Damage, Portfolio Risk and Fossil Fuel Investments" Date: 12:30-14:00, Monday 27th April 2015 Venue: KH107, Keynes House, Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG CSaP Policy Fellow Howard Covington is giving the first EPRG Energy & Environment Seminar ...

Centre for The Study of Existential Risk Seminar Series

"Will We Cause Our Own Extinction? Natural versus Anthropogenic Extinction Risks". This event is part of the Centre for The Study of Existential Risk's monthly Seminar Series. It should prove an excellent introduction to the risks that CSER focuses on and the importance of global prioritization to reduce existential risk.