Nicola Buckley

Associate Director at Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge

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Associate Director, Centre for Science and Policy

Nicola leads the Policy Fellowships team at CSaP. She is responsible for a programme matching Policy Fellows to relevant academics, developing CSaP's academic networks and interactions with other universities.

Previously, Nicola was the Head of Public Engagement in the Office of External Affairs & Communications. Nicola managed the annual Cambridge Science Festival and set up and managed the Festival of Ideas and Open Cambridge programmes.

Prior to that, Nicola worked as Fundraising Manager within three charities. She was also a secondee to the Science and Society team in the Department of Business Innovation and Skills.

Nicola has an MA in History and an MPhil in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge, and an MSc in Science and Society from the Open University.

Nicola is also chair of Trustees of the Cambridge Junction, an arts organisation and venue.

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    Policy Fellowships Programme welcomes new director

    Nicola Buckley joined the Centre for Science and Policy in February in a new role as Associate Director. She will be responsible for directing the Policy Fellowships Programme, which matches policy professionals with researchers.