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The Centre for Science and Policy

Upcoming events


How will cities adapt to the challenges facing them in the future?

Today, more people live in cities than in rural areas and, by 2050, this ratio is predicted to rise to 7 out of every 10 people. Can we rethink how we design and live in cities? How will cities adapt ...


Cities and climate change

For the first time in history, more people live in urban areas than in rural. This proportion will increase to two-thirds by 2050, with up to 180,000 people moving to cities every day.* What are the implications of this movement ...


The organised mind: thinking straight in the age of information overload - LONDON

Daniel Levitin is a cognitive neuroscientist specialising in music perception and cognition. In his talk he will review the cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory, and how recent findings can help all of us to become more productive.


The organised mind: thinking straight in the age of information overload - CAMBRIDGE

Daniel Levitin is a cognitive neuroscientist specialising in music perception and cognition. In his talk, he will review the cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory, and how recent findings can help all of us to become more productive.


Behaviour and Health Research Unit Annual Lecture 2015: Professor Geoff Fong

Behaviour and Health Research Unit Annual Lecture 2015: Professor Geoff Fong, 6pm, Thursday June 4th 2015 at Downing College.


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. ...


Recent events


Will new European data protection laws make or break my business?

Thursday, 11 December 2014 (4pm - 7pm) Venue: Lyst Studios, London N1 6PB, United Kingdom Coadec and techUK We would be delighted if you could join us on 11th December at 16.00 for a panel event hosted by Coadec and ...


Professional Development Policy Workshop for Behavioural Scientists

In partnership with Cambridge Neuroscience, the Centre for Science and Policy is organising a workshop for early career researchers in neuroscience and behavioural sciences at the University of Cambridge. This event will take place at Downing College on the 2 December 2014.


Caring for Dying People - what matters?

The Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research aims to inform policy through evidence-based research on health services in the UK and internationally.


The GCSA at 50: reflections on the past, present and future of scientific advice

To mark the GCSA's 50th birthday, the Royal Society, GO-Science, SPRU, and the Centre for Science and Policy, are working in partnership to host a special event on the past, present and future of scientific advice.


Dr S T Lee Public Policy Lecture: Professor Steven Chu, Stanford University

Professor Steven Chu, former Energy Secretary under President Obama, will deliver the 2014 S T Lee Lecture on 10 November in Cambridge.