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Upcoming events

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.

Cambridge rare disease summit 2015

Cambridge Rare Disease Network is holding its first annual conference, the Cambridge Rare Disease Summit 2015, at Cambridge Judge Business School on 14 September. Register here The summit will bring together 150 key stakeholders to debate how to best address ...

4th Winton Symposium: Green Computing

The fourth annual Winton Symposium will be held on Monday 28th September 2015 at the Cavendish. The theme of the one-day Symposium is "Green Computing" with speakers covering topics ranging from new materials and architectures for low power consumption computing, to computer-based applications which can benefit our environment.

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

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. ...

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.

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.

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.