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Upcoming events

EU Internet Regulation After Google Spain

27th March 2015 A one-day conference at the University of Cambridge Visit the conference website for more information. This one-day conference, made possible as a result of a kind donation from Hogan Lovells and organised by the Centre for European ...

CSaP Annual Conference 2015

This year our conference will explore opportunities for improving the way government accesses, assesses and makes use of expertise from the humanities, and offer examples of the significant contribution these disciplines have made to public policy.

The role of evidence and analysis in effective policy making

To commemorate 50 years since the death of Churchill and 75 years since he became Prime Minister, the Centre for Science and Policy and Churchill College are jointly organising a distinguished panel discussion to discuss the role of evidence and ...

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 ...

Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar

Next steps for healthcare research: funding, innovation, and informing public policy Venue: Central London Date: 08:30-13:00, Thursday, 21st May 2015 This conference will be an opportunity to assess latest thinking and developments in healthcare research - in the UK, and ...

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.

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. ...

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

Emerging Economies During and After the Great Recession

Venue: St Catharine's College, Cambridge Date: 09:00-17:30, Thursday 26th March This conference is organised by the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics. See below for the purpose of the conference and the speakers. It will look at emerging economies ...

Seminar 4: Climate and Sustainability in Multiple Dimensions - Mountain Messages: Knowledge, Values, and Decision Making in the Himalayas

Speakers: Dr Hildegard Diemberger and Professor Brian Wynne The Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College Cambridge Thursday 19 March (17:30 - 19:00), followed by drinks In the last of the series, Dr Hildegard Diemberger will explore the different ways that people ...

Connectivity and flows in future cities

CSaP, the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and the Environment, and the Energy@Cambridge Initiative are co-hosting a Science Festival evening event where a panel of distinguished speakers will talk about their vision for a sustainable city and how increased connectivity and the flow of resources, people and energy could help to shape cities in the future.

Urban Emergencies : Emergent Urbanism (UE:EU) Conference 2015

A multi-disciplinary conference and exhibition exploring the future of risk in our cities and societies.

Seminar series: Climate and Sustainability in Multiple Dimensions

This series of seminars will explore the cultural framing of climate change, to ask whether human understanding of global warming has affected our response to climate change.