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The Centre for Science and Policy

Upcoming events

CPP Lecture: Vince Cable, MP

***REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS NOW CLOSED*** We are delighted to announce that the Easter term CPP lecture will be given by The Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of ...

Behaviour and Health Research Unit Annual Lecture 2014

The 2014 Behaviour and Health Research Unit Annual Lecture will be given by Professor Johan Mackenbach, Professor of Public Health and chair of the Department of Public Health at Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

New technologies & better evidence for EU policy-making

A workshop, convened by the European Commission, to outline a significantly improved, data-driven use of evidence as a foundation for future EU policy development.

Recent events

Governance of the Europe of Knowledge

A 2 day workshop organised by ERA-CRN, collaborative research network on European science and research policy.

CSaP annual conference 2014: Evidence, networks and policy - translating new ideas into better outcomes

At this year's annual conference, science spokespersons from the three main Westminster parties will debate the role of evidence and networks in public policy.

UK Measures of National Well-being

UK Measures of National Well-being

The Precautionary Principle

'The Precautionary Principle: Can we strike the balance between risk and reward?' Part of the Society of Biology's Policy Lates discussion series.

Faith, Governance & Public Policy: What is the Role of Faith Based Actors?

This workshop intends to facilitate a frank conversation and an exchange of experiences and information between academics of all levels of seniority and practitioners (e.g. policy makers, civil society actors, and 'faith representatives') around concrete questions on the relevance of religion in contemporary affairs.