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Upcoming events


Seminar 2: Climate and Sustainability in Multiple Dimensions - Confronting Climate Risks: Overcoming the ‘Tragedy of the Horizons’

Confronting Climate Risks: Overcoming the ‘Tragedy of the Horizons’ - a lecture by Rowan Douglas with response by Andrew Coburn. 17:30-19:00, followed by drinks


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.


CSaP Associate Seminar on the Juncker Commission

Policy Leaders Fellow Robert Madelin (DG Connect) will lead discussion, under the Chatham House Rule, on the prospects for the Commission under its new President


Seminar 3: Climate and Sustainability in Multiple Dimensions - Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Environment, Our Responsibility

Speakers: Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta and Lord Martin Rees The Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College Cambridge Thursday 12 March (17:30 - 19:00), followed by drinks In the third of this series, Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta and Lord Martin Rees will ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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Recent events


Seminar 1: Climate and Sustainability in Multiple Dimensions - Ditch the 2 degree warming goal

In the first seminar of the series, Professor Charles Kennel discusses whether the widespread goal to stop global warming at 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels is in fact misguided.


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.


The future of cities: Cambridge

This event will feature a panel discussion, chaired by Prospect Magazine's Bronwen Maddox with Sir Mark Walport, UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir Alan Wilson, Professor of Urban and Regional Systems, UCL and Professor Frank Kelly, Master, Christ’s College Cambridge.


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.


A Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange ucation: Evidence and Technology in the Classroom

A Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange event.